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The Resource The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, by Kate Moore, (text large print)

The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, by Kate Moore, (text large print)

Label
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
Title
The radium girls
Title remainder
the dark story of America's shining women
Statement of responsibility
by Kate Moore
Title variation
radium girls
Title variation remainder
the dark story of Americas shining women
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Has edition
Summary
This is the story of hundreds of young, vibrant women who were sentenced to death by their employers. The so-called “Radium Girls” painted luminescent faces on clock and watch dials using a paint mixture that contained radium. Instructed to “lip-point” their brushes as they painted, they absorbed high doses of radium into their bodies. When the effects of the radium led to horrific disfigurement and pain, the company refused to take responsibility. This heartrending book was one I could not put down. -- Catherine Coyne for LibraryReads
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Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563254
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.17990820973
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the dark story of America's shining women
Label
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, by Kate Moore, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
983826134
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
729 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839031
Lccn
2017022396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)983826134
Label
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, by Kate Moore, (text large print)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
983826134
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
729 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432839031
Lccn
2017022396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)983826134

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