Kate Moore - Radium Girls
Radium Girls tells the true story of the young "glowing women" who were lucky enough to find themselves employed at dial painting factories in the early 1900s. Years later they all start coming down with mysterious illness and their former employers deny it has anything to do with the Radium laden paint that the girls were using.
A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf Bookclub Selection - May/June 2018
"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."--NPR Books
The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger