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PageTurners Book Discussion: The Radium Girls

Tue, October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discuss The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore. This book 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. "The glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."—NPR Books

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Date:
Tue, October 15
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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