The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
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9781492649366
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Kate Moore., & Kate Moore|AUTHOR. (2017). The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women . Sourcebooks Inc.

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

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

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