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Title The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women /
Kate Moore.
Author Moore, Kate, author. (3)
Publisher Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, Waterville, Maine
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781432839031 (hardcover)
1432839039 (hardcover)
MARC No ocn983826134
Pages 729 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-726).
List of key characters -- Knowledge -- Power -- Justice -- Epilogue -- Postscript.
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...
Subject United States Radium Corporation. (1)
Watch dial painters Diseases United States History. (2)
Radium paint Toxicology. (2)
Consumers' leagues United States History. (2)
Industrial hygiene United States History 20th century. (2)
Employers' liability United States Case studies. (1)
World War, 1914-1918 Women United States. (2)
World War, 1914-1918 War work United States. (2)
HISTORY / Military / World War I. (2)
Large type books. (855)
Edition Large print edition.
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Large Print MOO Available



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