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4 edition of The Radium Terrors found in the catalog.

The Radium Terrors

by Albert Dorrington

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8422605M
    ISBN 101410101061
    ISBN 109781410101068

      British author Moore (Felix the Railway Cat, ) takes a slice of ugly American history from nearly a century ago, telling a compelling narrative that could be ripped from recent headlines.A few years ago, while living in London, the author went online to search for “great plays for women,” and she found These Shining Lives, a play by Melanie Marnich about the radium . ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

      On Ap , Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate radioactive radium salts from the mineral pitchblende in their laboratory in Paris. In , the. The Radium Terrors: A Mystery Story (New York: W. R. Caldwell, c), by Albert Dorrington (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Radium -- Isotopes The Dissociation Constant of Radium Citrate Measured by the Ion Exchange Method (Oak Ridge, TN: United States Atomic Energy Commission, Technical Information Service, ), by Jack Schubert.

      In the a new book titled The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women, Kate Moore tells the story of how these dial painters took on the radium companies that made them sick—as. The Radium Terrors by Albert Dorrington - book cover, description, publication : Albert Dorrington.


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Radium Terrors, The Paperback – Decem by Albert Dorrington (Author) See all 26 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 1. The Radium Terrors book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This early adventure novel, originally published inconcerns the Ratings: 0. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Pages:   ALBERT DORRINGTON – The Radium Terrors. Eveleigh Nash, UK, hardcover, Doubleday Pagr, US, hardcover, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dorrington, Albert. Radium terrors. New York: W.R. Caldwell, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction.

Kate Moore's book is a detailed account of the Radium Girls' experience, told partly in a novelistic style, which I felt worked well - the women's characters are brought to life through small imagined details of daily life, against a backdrop of factual Cited by: 1. Although radium can be seen as an evil entity in the book, it's also been used for the greater good.

Explore how radium has changed the world in a positive way. Do you feel it was worth the sacrifice. Besides radium, what other world-altering discoveries can you think of that both led to The Radium Terrors book, and also tragedy.

Below, Ms. Moore tells us about the inspiration for the book, what surprised her most while researching it and more. Image Kate Moore, the author of “The Radium Girls,” directed a play about.

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/5(K).

The high demand for radium is at the heart of Kate Moore's book, The Radium Girls. Radium is a naturally occurring element, most of which is found in uranium ore; it makes up approximately 1 part per trillion of the Earth's crust, making it our planet's 84th most common component.

One ton of uranium ore can contain as little as grams of. First edition. Sensational mystery thriller, very popular in its day, that "combines Yellow Peril fears with the then widespread fascination for the powers of radium.

The plot unmemorably details a conspiracy on the part of the former to use the latter." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. Book Edition: First Edition. Book Review: 'The Radium Girls,' By Kate Moore Kate Moore's account of the sufferings and struggles of the Radium Girls — factory workers who were poisoned by the glowing radium paint they worked with — reads like a true crime narrative.

'The Radium Girls' Is Haunted By Glowing Ghosts. "This timely book celebrates the strength of a group of women, whose determination to fight improved both labor laws and scientific knowledge of radium poisoning.

Written in a highly readable, narrative style, Moore's chronicle of these inspirational women's lives is sure to provoke discussion-and outrage-in book groups."/5(36). - Buy Radium Terrors book online at best prices in india on Read Radium Terrors book reviews & author details and more at Author: Albert Dorrington.

Radium Halos: A Novel About the Radium Dial Painters a novel by Shelley Stout is historical fiction narrated by a sixty-five-year-old mental patient who worked at the factory when she was sixteen (ISBN   ).

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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women. Sourcebooks, The book began with a prologue that discussed the discovery of radium and its dangerous effects on the body over time, such as an intense burn.

Amelia “Mollie” Maggia was the first to die. The year-old woman started working at the Radium Luminous Materials Corp. in Orange, NJ, inand at first reveled in her job. It was Author: Gabrielle Fonrouge. Albert Dorrington The Radium Terrors (Boulder Colorado: Shelf2Life, University Libraries ), which was first published in Author: Andrea Candela.

The Radium Terrors. Science Fiction and Radioactivity before the Bomb. Candela A. At the beginning of the 20th century the collective imagination was fascinated and terrified by the discovery of radium. A scientific imagery sprang up around radioactivity and was disseminated by public lectures and newspaper articles discussing Cited by: 1.Dark Lives Of 'The Radium Girls' Left A Bright Legacy For Workers, Science.

Ap • Kate Moore's new book digs into the short, painful lives of the Radium .- Buy The Radium Terrors book online at best prices in India on Read The Radium Terrors book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Albert Dorrington.