Scholar’s interests ranged from chess to chests

MARILYN YALOM, 87 BY HARRISON SMITH harrison.smith@washpost.com
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Marilyn Yalom, a wide-ranging French and gender studies scholar who wrote celebrated histories of the female breast, women and marriage, and the most powerful piece on the chess board — the queen — died Nov. 20 at her home in Palo Alto, Calif. She was...

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