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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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Lost in Libraries
Lost in Libraries rated it
5.0
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...
JDCMustReadBooks
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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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5.0 The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore
Author: Kate Moore Title: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Series: Cover Rating: Book Rating: Buy This Book: The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their brave struggle for justice...As World War I raged acro...
My Never Ending List
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5.0 The Radium Girls
“Lip-dip-paint” I cringe every time I see these words in this novel. The year is 1917, the girls are headed off to the studio in New Jersey, where they will work painting dial numerals and hands with a luminous material that is making the news. This material is fantastic for it can be used as medici...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
What a sad, somber, horrific and mesmerizing read. Teenage girls, some even younger, were told by their employers that radium could not hurt you. So, yes, dip that brush into the radium paint, put the brush in your mouth, get a tip and paint the dials. Paint carefully now, we don't want to waste the...
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