Radium Halos

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Girlebooks.com, Jul 3, 2009 - Fiction
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Radium Halos is historical fiction based on the true events of the Radium Girls, female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning in the 1920s from painting luminous watch and clock dials with radium paint. "Shelley Stout reveals in her characters, the humanity of a tragic tale."Batt Humphreys, former senior producer for CBS News and author of Dead Weight

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User Review  - mom2acat - LibraryThing

This story is historical fiction based on true events, of the girls who worked at the Radium Dial Company during the late 1900's and 1920's, who contracted radiation poisoning from painting luminous ... Read full review

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User Review  - CandaceVan - LibraryThing

This is a novel, not a history book, but it does a good job of throwing light on the lives and fates of the women who painted clock numerals with radium paint. The narrator is believable and her story ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Originally from Annandale, Virginia, Shelley Stout resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she enjoys spending time with her two grown sons. She also enjoys volunteering at a local homeless shelter. Shelley is a contributing writer for Parent Teacher Magazine, and her award-winning fiction has appeared in anthologies, The Storyteller Magazine and online at WordRiot.

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