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The Resource The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, Kate Moore

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

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
Kate Moore
Title variation
radium girls
Title variation remainder
the dark story of Americas shining women
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the story of radium poisoning to young American women during WWI from the paint used on watch dials, and the ensuing legal consequences that occured as a result of these work health hazards
Summary
Recounts the struggles of hundreds of women who were exposed to radium while working factory jobs during World War I, describing how they were mislead by their employers and became embroiled in a battle for workers' rights
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
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10563254
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal Starred, February 2017
  • Booklist starred, March 2017
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Booklist starred
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Moore, Kate
Dewey number
363.17/99082/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
HD6067.2.U6
LC item number
M66 2017
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980
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Watch dial painters
  • Radium paint
  • Consumers' leagues
  • Industrial hygiene
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Watch dial painters
  • Radium
  • Cooperative societies
  • Women employees
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
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the dark story of America's shining women
Label
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, Kate Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21419841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 479 p.
Isbn
9781492649359
Lccn
2016040681
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)145675
  • (IMchF)fol17590713
Label
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women, Kate Moore
Publication
Control code
21419841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 479 p.
Isbn
9781492649359
Lccn
2016040681
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)145675
  • (IMchF)fol17590713

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