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A New York Times USA Today Wall Street Journal andCharts Bestseller the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still—NPR Books The incredible true story of the women who fought America’s Undark danger The 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 lotion to tonic water the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War Meanwhile hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of the radium dial factories The glittering chemical covers their bodies from head to toe; they light up the night like industrious fireflies With such a coveted job these “shining girls” are the luckiest alive — until they begin to fall mysteriously ill But the factories that once offered golden opportunities are now ignoring all claims of the gruesome side effects and the women’s cries of corruption And as the fatal poison of the radium takes hold the brave shining girls find themselves embroiled in one of the biggest scandals of America’s early 20th century and in a groundbreaking battle for workers’ rights that will echo for centuries to come Written with a sparkling voice and breakneck pace The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their awe inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances Their courage and tenacity led to life changing regulations research into nuclear bombing and ultimately saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

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  1. John D. Cofield John D. Cofield says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFIn the early twentieth century one of the best jobs young girls and women in America could have involved something exciting and brand new radium Sparkling glowing and beautiful radium was also according to the companies that employed these young women completely harmless A century later the truth about radium and its assorted isotopes is all too well known In The Radium Girls Kate Moore tells the story of these young women seemingly so fortunate who were poisoned by the jobs they felt so lucky to haveRadium was widely heralded as a wondrous new substance after it was first isolated by the Curies It appeared to have an infinite number of uses one of the first of which was to make the numbers on clocks and watches easier to see Workers were needed to coat the dials with radium paint and the best and most efficient workers were women and girls some as young as 14 or 15 The work was pleasant and sociabl


  2. Margaret A. Donoghue Margaret A. Donoghue says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFThe fact that this subject is interesting is the only thing this book has going for it The photos are interesting but the book is horribly written Grammar and punctuation errors mixing up words for example using desecrated to mean decimated The tone and style are awkward and clunky


  3. Monkey Mom Monkey Mom says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFI just got through reading Radium Girls based the the true story of the girls and women employed to paint watch dials in the early twentieth century with an exciting and new product radium Radium sparkled glowed and was thought to be good for your health It was heralded as the worlds newest wonder One of the uses was to make watches and clocks easier to see because the radium made the dial light up in the dark Girls as young as 14 were recruited to join in on the exciting new job opportunity Girls and young women sat in rows with trays of watch dials with a crucible of radium They were taught to moisten thin brushes in their mouthes before they dipped them into the paint They even ate at their work benches The radium dust would cover the workers and as they walked home at night the girls would actually GLOW Every girl wanted in on the work as it was good pay and radium was said to be


  4. Kasia Olm Kasia Olm says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFThis is one these books that will stay with you long after you finished reading it The suffering the indifference the greed the lies the audacity 90 years later it is still easy to imagine it happening over and over again


  5. esrclt esrclt says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFOne of the best books I have read in a long time Telling the story of the Radium Girls from the standpoint of the girlswomen who were victimized by corporate greed and their battle for their rights was wonderful Kate Moore brought these brave women to light in a brilliant manner I had trouble putting this book down and highly recommend it


  6. julans julans says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFThis book is an amazing record of women involved in the craze of the health benefits and industrial uses of radium that occurred in the early 1920s lasting well after WWII They were employed in painting dials for watches and euipment with radium paint without any knowledge of the dangers to which they were being exposed As a result of management's subterfuge they were to spend years suffering from the effect of radium poisoning before finally succumbing This is the story of their fight for justice in the courts the fight to stop any further needless suffering and ultimately convincing the courts that the companies should be held responsible Kate Moore has done an amazing job of recreating their stories with the assistance of family members letters diaries medical reports and case not


  7. Penelopepilks13 Penelopepilks13 says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFIf only the women were shown this level of respect in their lifetimes Their story shines from the pages and is horrifyingly relevant to today We owe these ladies an enormous debt and it our duty to see it is repaid by never allowing it to be repeated


  8. Roman Clodia Roman Clodia says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFWhat an amazing story this is It is jaw dropping to learn that radium was positioned as a health giving tonic in early C20th USA with companies created to exploit this wonder elementMoore's story revolves around dial painters girls some just teenagers and women employed to paint the numbers on clocks watches and other instruments using radium infused luminous paint Trained to shape the brushes by putting them in their mouths they ingest uantities of radium assured by the company that it'll put roses in their cheeksIt's frightening to see how these young women think it's glamorous to go home with their hands faces and clothes glowing in the dark and their innocence at eating lunch at the same tables at which they work with the radium paint Only later they start to get illMoore does a fine job of keeping the balance between her big


  9. Heloyse Heloyse says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFIn 1917 'dial painting' highlighting clock faces and military instruments with luminous radium paint is seen as an enviable job for young women; well paid glamorous and even patriotic Radium has been hailed as a health giving wonder drug so there is no need for the dial painters to take precautions against ingesting it if anything the women are told it will improve their health Thus the workers are encouraged to moisten their radium filled brushes with their lips often dozens of times an hour and they take pride in going home with the ghostly glow of radium about their personsBut before long the dial painters start to experience ailments that just won't go away bone decay skin lesions ulcerations that worsen with any attempt to treat them confounding the doctors they consult until the common thread of radium is identified So begins the women's struggle to have radium poisoning recognised as a condition fighting against the might of the lucrative and powerful radium industry to rece


  10. JaquiP JaquiP says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFThis felt like a very long book but it was both so fascinating and horrible it was difficult to stop reading That these girls were so youn


  11. G. M. Hedger G. M. Hedger says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFThis book is a must read Let's get that out there firstThe story is told in a way that just sucks you in and makes you feel a part of what unfolds in it's often brutal manner The behaviour of certain companies will fuel the anger in you but the reaction of certain doctors will make your blood boil with rage and disbelief How ANY of this could happen in a modern by 1920 30's standards country like the USA just filled me with horror particularly as the evidence of harmful practices was so utterly overwhelming yet not only was nothing done to address it but facts were actively covered upI found myself sobbing


  12. Elena Elena says:

    MOBI royalfm.pro ↠ The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining radium ebok, girls: kindle, dark epub, story mobile, america’s kindle, shining pdf, women mobile, The Radium mobile, Girls: The ebok, Girls: The Dark Story download, Radium Girls: The pdf, Radium Girls: The Dark Story mobile, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women PDFthis story should be way famous It is important for worker rights fights and in particular women right fights The book itself it's not very well written but the author is not a writer so you have


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