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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II - Denise Kiernan
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781451617535 (1451617534)
ASIN: 1451617534
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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"A Single Word ... "
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4.0 The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
An Amazing Read!!! This book takes us back in time and shows us the roles of several types of women in Oak Ridge, TN. We get a clear understanding of their hardships and how adaptable they are in less than ideal situations in a town that was growing faster than it's ability to accommendate the grow ...
"A Single Word ... "
"A Single Word ... " rated it
4.0 The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
An Amazing Read!!! This book takes us back in time and shows us the roles of several types of women in Oak Ridge, TN. We get a clear understanding of their hardships and how adaptable they are in less than ideal situations in a town that was growing faster than it's ability to accommendate the grow ...
Oliviate
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5.0 Inside the Secret.
This book really made me feel as if I knew what it felt like to live and work at Oak Ridge in the lead-up to the glorious, horrible end of World War II. Although I could have used a bit more clarity in the chronology, and certain events felt glossed over, the focus on women's experiences both at Oak...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
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3.0 Unclear intention
In WWII in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, thousands of civilians, many of them young women from small towns all over the south, were recruited to a secret city to work on an equally-secret project. It wasn't until the end of the way the women realized they'd been enriching uranium for the atomic bomb. An in...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
I've been in a WWII frame of mind lately and I had ordered this book a few months ago, so I snagged it from my Jenga-like TBR pile and cracked it open over the weekend. I'm not a feminist by almost anybody's definition, but I've always been eager to read more about how women picked up and carried ...
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