AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians—many of them young women from small towns across the South—were recruited to this secret city, enticed by solid wages and the promise of war-ending work. Kept very much in the dark, few would ever guess the true nature of the tasks they performed…

The Girls Of Atomic City

ISBN 10 : 9781451617535
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Looks at the contributions of the thousands of women who worked at a secret uranium-enriching facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II...

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The Atomic City Girls

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“Focuses on the little-known realities behind the Manhattan Project […] Readers who enjoyed Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls will appreciate this glimpse into the beliefs and ..

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The Last Castle

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New York Times Bestseller “A soaring and gorgeous American story” (Karen Abbott) from the author of the New York Times bestselling The Girls of Atomic City. The fascinating tru..

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Code Girls

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Prodigiously researched and engrossing."---New York Times Book Review "Fascinating.... Addictively readable."---Boston Globe "Code Girls reveals a hidden army ..

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The Wives Of Los Alamos

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Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London and Chicago ? and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure or at least resigned to it. But hop..

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The Girls Of Atomic City 101 Amazing Facts

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Did you know that the Girls of Atomic City unfolds a story through the eyes of real live women who lived and worked during the era of world war?Or, did you know that the story is b..

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