The Radium Girls

The Radium Girls

The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Written by: Kate Moore
Narrated by: Angela Brazil
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The Radium Girls

The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Written by: Kate Moore | Narrated by: Angela Brazil
In this New York Times bestseller, discover the tragic history behind the women who worked with the dazzling new element, radium ― and wound up paying for it with their lives. Performed by an Earphones Award–winning narrator and “written in a highly readable, narrative style,” this account “is sure to provoke discussion — and outrage” (Booklist starred review).

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1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous—the girls themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered head to toe in the dust from the paint. They were the radium girls.

As the years passed, the women began to suffer from...

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