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A romance in radium

by J. Henry Harris

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Published by Greening & Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination235, 52 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24637695M

Kate Moore is the award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Radium Girls.A British writer based in London, she has published numerous Sunday Times bestsellers, writing across various genres including history, biography, true crime, gift, and began her career in publishing after graduating from the University of Warwick and . Proceeding of the American Philosophical Society, June 9, Articles on Democracy and Full Employment, Radium, Radioactivity, Herbarium, Clactonian Dispersals, and Modernizing the Ancients, , American Philosophical Society, Proceedings of the Ame by Editor. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Mar 6, - Explore cscarzella's board "Radium girls" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Radium girls, History and Women in history pins.   Written with the taut pacing of a novel, Kate Moore’s The Radium Girls tells the horrifying true story of the young women who worked in radium dial factories in the s and ’ radium dusted paint to create glow-in-the-dark numbers on watch faces, the “shining girls” became luminous themselves, their clothing and hair dusted with a deadly mist of the .

A New York Times BestsellerA LibraryReads Next PickAn Indie Next PickWritten with a sparkling voice and breakneck pace, The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" element of radium in early 20th-century American by: 1.   The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women - Ebook written by Kate Moore. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women/5().


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A ROMANCE IN RADIUM Unknown Binding – January 1, by J. Henry Harris (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J.

Henry Harris. A ROMANCE IN RADIUM. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., Octavo, pp. [] [ printer's imprint], original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panel stamped in black and yellow. First edition. Apparently a later issue with author's name and title on spine panel stamped in yellow instead of gold and no inserted catalogue at Edition: First Edition.

A ROMANCE IN RADIUM. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., Octavo, pp. [] [ printer's imprint] + page catalogue for the "Season " inserted at rear, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and yellow, Book Edition: First Edition. A ROMANCE WITH RADIUM. MARIE CURIE is a heroine for bright women; those in charge have for generations used her small, intense figure as a focus for ardent girls' energies, to encourage the conversion of those energies into work, not merely allow them to Author: CANDIA MCWILLIAM.

"A Romance of Radium." Archives of the Roentgen Ray, 18(10), pp. – Add to Favourites; Email to a Colleague; Download Citation; Track Citations. The book also interweaves the story of the Curies with the history of radioactive materials and atomic science on a larger scale.

Redniss relates the tragedy of the women workers who painted watch dials for the US Radium Corporation and the growing realization of the dangers of radioactive : Anna Reser. A romance in radium - 1. Radium Girls Book Challenge Historical Romance Feature Film Pitch Disney Characters Fictional Characters History Books.

The Tragic Tale of a Romance Undone by Radium. The Tragic Tale of a Romance Undone by Radium. Welcome to the second installment of 12 Panel Pitch, where we take an idea for a Hollywood feature film and boil it down to   My lovely wife, knowing my atomic energy obsession, thought that I might enjoy watching Romance of Radium a movie short (10 minutes) from MGM Studios that TCM (Turner Classic Movies) is occasionally running to fill time between full length movies.

It was utterly fascinating to me to watch how the filmmaker portrayed Henry Becquerel’s discovery of. Directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Ginny Mohler. With Joey King, Abby Quinn, Cara Seymour, Scott Shepherd.

In the s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure/10(38).

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 advancement, and also tragedy.

Radium Girls by Amanda Gowin is a masterful collection of stories, a play, drawings and never-random tidbits. Her work exists in the rarified air found only at high altitudes. With her wit and piercing intelligence, Gowin unfolds a series of portraits of exquisitely flawed and yet powerful women; each story shines with humor, heartbreaking pathos, artfully constructed dialogue, /5(20).

Romance of Radium () Approved | 10min | Documentary, Short, History | 23 October (USA) This Oscar-nominated short film tells the story of the discovery of radium and how it is used in medicine/10(7). Find books like Radium Halos: A Novel about the Radium Dial Painters from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Radium Ha. 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.

Romance of Radium is a American short film directed by Jacques Tourneur, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Init was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject (One-Reel) at the 10th Academy Awards.

[ dead link ] Cast [ edit ]Directed by: Jacques Tourneur. The Radium Girls Extended Excerpt Kate Moore. she was starting a brand-new job at the watch-dial factory of the Radium Luminous Materials Corporation, based on Third Street in Newark, New Jersey. From the Texas Book Festival.

from-the-texas-book-fair. Holiday Romance. Lifestyle. Mysteries & Thrillers. Romance. 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. My favorite love story from a romance novel is between Jamie, Callum, and Nerea in The Art of Three by Erin McRae and Racheline Maltese — an age gap, polyamorous romance between an established.

The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and More. French playwright Jean-Noël Fenwick's lighthearted drama, Les Palmes de M.

Schutz, is based on the early romance and scientific collaboration of Marie and Pierre Curie. A movie version starred Isabelle Hupert as Mme. Curie."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." .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.