The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press,, [2017].
Edition
Large print
ISBN
9781432839031, 1432839039
Physical Desc
729 pages : 24 cm
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Lebanon Public Library - Large Print Nonfiction
LP 363.17 MOO
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English
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9781432839031, 1432839039
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"Originally published in 2016 in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster UK."--Title page verso.
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Donated in memory of Joan Adams.
Description
As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered from head to toe with the glowing dust. With such a coveted job, these "shining girls" were considered the luckiest alive--until they began to fall mysteriously ill. As the fatal poison of the radium took hold, they found themselves embroiled in one of America's biggest scandals and a groundbreaking battle for workers' rights. The Radium Girls explores the strength of extraordinary women in the face of almost impossible circumstances and the astonishing legacy they left behind.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Moore, K. (2017). The radium girls: the dark story of America's shining women (Large print). Thorndike Press, .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. 2017. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Large print, Thorndike Press, , 2017.

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