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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women - Kate Moore
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781492649359 (149264935X)
ASIN: 149264935X
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
This book takes on an important historical topic in relation to occupational health and safety, but the writing isn't as engaging as I would have liked. The tone sometimes veers towards the sentimental and melodramatic, perhaps in an attempt to make the story more personal, or maybe it was influence...
Tannat rated it
3.5 The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
This one was kind of hard to rate. I enjoyed reading The Radium Girls, for the most part, and I found it to be informative. I had a few vague notions about their history, but didn't have much more than that so I did appreciate the detail that went into the background,the subsequent court cases, and...
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The first thing I did after finishing this book was text a note to my brother, a worker's comp attorney, thanking him for what he does. The second thing I am going to do is recommend this to everyone I know. One caveat, if you're going to read this book, you need a strong stomach. What happened t...
Lost in Libraries
Lost in Libraries rated it
A riveting and thoroughly researched history of the young American women whose lives were irreversibly changed by radium. During World War I, dozens of young women, some still teenagers, were hired to paint dials numbers and hands with a magical substance called radium. No one told them it was toxic...
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5.0 The Radium Girls
The Dark Story of America's Shining Women By: Kate Moore ISBN: 9781492649359 Publisher: Soucebooks Landmark Publication Date: 5/2/2017 Format: Other My Rating: 5 Stars +The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their brave struggle for justice... ...
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