The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore

496 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction biography history science emotional slow-paced
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The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lot...

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hopeful 9%
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mysterious 1%

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