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The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women

Author: Kate Moore, (Writer and editor)
Publisher: Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Their courage and tenacity led to life-changing regulations, research into nuclear bombing, and ultimately saved hundreds of thousands of lives ...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moore, Kate (Writer and editor).
Radium girls.
Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2017]
(DLC) 2016040681
(OCoLC)956341099
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Moore, (Writer and editor)
ISBN: 9781492649366 1492649368 9781492649373 1492649376
OCLC Number: 985011439
Notes: "Originally published as: The Radium Girls : they paid with their lives, their final fight was for justice, in 2016 in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster UK."
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of key characters --
Prologue --
Part one. Knowledge --
Part two. Power --
Part three. Justice --
Epilogue --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Kate Moore.
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The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Their courage and tenacity led to life-changing regulations, research into nuclear bombing, and ultimately saved hundreds of thousands of lives ...

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