The Radium Girls


The Radium Girls by Kate Moore is powerful,disturbing, important history.” – New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott

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The Curies’ newly discovered wonder drug shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War, and hundreds of young girls toil amid the glowing dust of the radium-dial factories – until they begin to fall mysteriously ill. As the factories try to cover up the shocking secret, these determined “shining girls” suddenly find themselves embroiled in one of the biggest scandals of America’s early twentieth century.

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