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The radium girls [sound recording] : the dark story of America's shining women / Kate Moore.

Moore, Kate (Writer and editor), author. (Author). Brazil, Angela (Angela Kay), narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 8 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library CDBOOK 363.17 M (Text) 39493108028640 Adult Audiobook Available -
Columbus Library CD 363.17 MOO (Text) 31250200057566 Adult Audiobook Nonfiction Available -
Cumberland Headquarters BOOK CD 363.1799 M (Text) 31781064273780 Adult Audiobook Available -
Denton Public Library COMPACT DISC 363.17 M (Text) 25908006803410 Adult New Audiobook Checked out 06/16/2018
Etowah Branch 363.1799 M (Text) 33258008100146 Adult Audiobook Checked out 07/09/2018
Lexington Public Library COMPACT DISC 363.17 M (Text) 25908007278851 Adult New Audiobook Reshelving -
North Davidson Public Library COMPACT DISC 363.17 M (Text) 25908006798180 Adult New Audiobook Checked out 06/21/2018
Southside Branch 363.179 M 12 CD (Text) 2112502103720 Adult Audiobook Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681684215
  • ISBN: 1681684217
  • Physical Description: 13 audio discs (16 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minnesota] : HighBridge Audio, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Angela Brazil.
Summary, etc.: In 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. As the years passed, the women began to suffer from mysterious and crippling illnesses. The very thing that had made them feel alive, their work, was in fact slowly killing them: they had been poisoned by the radium paint. Yet their employers denied all responsibility. And so, in the face of unimaginable suffering, in the face of death, these courageous women refused to accept their fate quietly, and instead became determined to fight for justice.
System Details Note: Compact discs.
Subject: Watch dial painters > Diseases > United States > History.
Radium paint > Toxicology.
Consumers' leagues > United States > History.
Industrial hygiene > United States > History > 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 > Women > United States.
World War, 1914-1918 > War work > United States.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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