The Radium Girls



The Radium Girls 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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  • Kindle Edition
  • 496 pages
  • The Radium Girls
  • Kate Moore
  • English
  • 22 May 2018

10 thoughts on “The Radium Girls

  1. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    Congratulations winner of Best Historical Biography 2017 I m going to try and not cry while writing this review I actually read this one back at the beginning of October, but I was too emotional to write a review straight away and have avoided it since Sometimes I have trouble with emotions for many years I avoided some of the richest boo...

  2. Lori says:

    I can t laugh about those poor women who painted the clocks, said Sarah That s one thing I can t laugh about Nobody wants you to said her grandmother You run along now Sarah was referring to an industrial tragedy that was notorious at the time Sarah s family was in the middle of it, and sick about it Sarah had already told me that she wa...

  3. Cheri says:

    NOW AVAILABLE 4.5 Stars rounded up I wanted to showcase their shining spirits in a book that would tell their story not just the story of the famous professionals who had helped them. I aimed to chart their journey from the joy of their first lucrative paycheck, through the first aching tooth, to the courage each girl had to find inside herself in order to fight back against the employer who had poisoned her. I wanted to walk their routes t...

  4. Carol says:

    Whew What a gut wrenching readand fightfor truth and justice We start with a short eerie prologue from 1901, and soon see the chilling.never to be forgotten phrase LipDipPaint Such frightening words THE RADIUM GIRLS is a truly shocking non fiction read about women in the 1920 s who were hired to paint watch dials with a luminous and deadly substance Young, naive and conscientious, the shining girls kept lip dipping and painting to achieve that precise point even when symp Whew What a gut wrenching readand fightfor truth and justice We start with a short eerie prologue from 1901, and soon see the chilling.never to be forgotten phrase LipDipPaint Such frightening words THE RADIUM GIRLS is a truly shocking non fiction read about women in the 1920 s who were hired to paint watch dials with a luminous ...

  5. Debra says:

    4.5 StarsImagine you have your first job Imagine how proud you are Or maybe it is not your first job, but it is a fun job where you get to socialize if you get your job done A job that allows you to do something important for your country Imagine you are helping your friends and sisters obtain a job as well...

  6. Pouting Always says:

    I saw a lot of positive reviews for this one so I really wanted to read it and I m glad I did During the beginning of the twentieth century radioactive elements were newly discovered and many were excited about the possible curative uses for them One of the elements radium was used to paint watch dials as well as in many beauty and health products marketed to the masses When World War I broke out the production of radium painted clocks rose and manywomen became employed painting them T I saw a lot of positive reviews for this one so I really wanted to read it and I m glad I did During the beginning of the twentieth century radio...

  7. Diane S ☔ says:

    What seemed like a fun, good paying job, especially for the times turns into an epic nightmare of pain and suffering for the girls who worked with radium, hand painting dials My eldest granddaughter lived in Ottawa for a time and it is a town that is quaint, charming and has a great state park, Starved Rock, that we have gone to for years I never knew about this factory nor anything about th...

  8. Evelina | AvalinahsBooks says:

    Update Interview with the author can now be found here were calledThe Girls With Radioactive Bones There were newspaper headlines such asLiving Dead Win In Court about them.And all that almosta hundred years ago I m going to tell you a very painful, sad, but strong story of fighting for your rights, for justice, for your honor even So let s start.If there was ever a time that I wanted to believe the Christianhell with burning pi Update Interview with the author can now be found here were calledThe Girls With Radioactive Bones There were newspaper headlines such asLiving Dead Win In Court about them.And all that almosta hundred years ago I m going to tell you a very painful, sad, but strong story of fighting for your rights, for justice, for y...

  9. Lou says:

    I found this book very different from anything I ve ever read previously It evoked such emotion with the details it revealed throughout and was both highly readable and thrilling These women deserve to be recognised for the huge sacrifices they made, all they asked was the same as most of us do now a steady job with money coming in, yet, what they got turned into something else entirely Kate Moore did exactly what she set out to do by writing a truly honest and heartbreaking tale of these i I found this book very different from anything I ve ever read previously It evoked such emotion with the details it revealed throughout and was bot...

  10. Erin says:

    All the stars for this well researched nonfiction that is just infused with emotion Kate Moore writes in such a manner that I quickly became immersed in the stories of the American women in the 1920 s and 1930 s that were exposed to radium poisoning What these women and their families went through t...

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