Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Publish date: June 5th 2012
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 434
Edition language: English
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Debated about whether to give this book a 2.5 or 3 star rating. This book is structured to tell two intertwining stories: the first, Iverson's memoirs of grouping up in the 1960s and 1970s, her college years, and all her bad decisions and dysfunctional family; the second, the Rocky Flats nuclear man...
A terrifying, true American horror story about growing up next to America's plutonium bomb factory, and bearing witness to the suffering caused by radioactive contamination always denied or downplayed government agencies and the corporate contractors.
A good account of a complex environmental issue. I would have liked more technical discussion and information.
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