The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
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Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2017].
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xvi, 479 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Central Kansas Library System - CKLS Rotating BooksRB 363.17 MOOOn Shelf
Frank Carlson Library - 300s363.17 Moore, KateChecked OutApril 29, 2022
Great Bend Public Library - NON-FICTION363.179 Moore, KateChecked OutMay 27, 2022
Jordaan Memorial LibraryWar Women- AmericaOn Shelf

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English
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9781492649359, 149264935X
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Level 8.1, 21 Points

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"Originally published in 2016 in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster UK."--Title page verso.
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Includes reading group guide (pages 409-410).
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-467) and index.
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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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Moore, K. (2017). The radium girls: the dark story of America's shining women . Sourcebooks, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. 2017. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc, 2017.

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Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Sourcebooks, Inc., 2017.

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