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The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women

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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 scandals and a groundbreaking battle for workers' rights. The Radium Girls explores the strength of extraordinary women in the face of almost impossible circumstances and the astonishing legacy they left behind.

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Arcade Free Library 344.73 MOORE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52112300413655
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Caledonia Library Association 363.17 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52135300285260
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Clifton Springs Library 363.179 Moo (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52115300336461
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Clyde-Savannah Public Library 363.17 Moore (Text)
New Materials
52116300700722
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Dansville Public Library 363.17 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52117300462313
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Ontario Public Library 363.179 MOO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300637691
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05/09/2018
Sodus Community Library 363.1799 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52148300461294
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Victor Farmington Library 363.17 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52128300796378
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04/28/2018
Warsaw Public Library 363.1799 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52151300289749
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 363.17 MOO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
31846002737103
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