The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, C2017.
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LT 363.1799 Moore
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, C2017.
Format
Large Print
Physical Desc
729 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language
English
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UG
Level 8.1, 21 Points
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980

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Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-726).
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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 (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Moore, Kate. 2017. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

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