Book ID: CBB001213272

Full Body Burden: Growing up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats (2012)

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Iversen, Kristen (Author)


Crown Publishers


Publication Date: 2012
Physical Details: 400 pp.; ill.
Language: English

"A narrative report by a woman who grew up near the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons facility describes the secrets that dominated her childhood, the strange cancers that afflicted her neighbors, her brief employment at Rocky Flats, and the efforts of residents to achieve legal justice." -- Publisher's description.

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Authors & Contributors
Bruno, Laura A.
McMillan, Priscilla J.
Abelson, Philip H.
Abelson, John
Stacy, Ian
Hargittai, István
Journals
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Environmental History
Journal of Asian Studies
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
Railroad History
Publishers
Viking
Roberts and Co.
Prometheus Books
University of Minnesota Press
Springer
Pearson
Concepts
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Nuclear and radioactive waste
Biographies
Technology and society
Cold War
Technology and politics
People
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Abelson, Philip Hauge,
Teller, Edward
Grimmett, Leonard George
Sears, Paul Bigelow
Stapp, John Paul (1910-1999)
Places
United States
China
Colorado (U.S.)
Soviet Union
Germany
Great Britain
Times
20th century
20th century, late
21st century
Institutions
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Hanford Nuclear Site (Washington)
Colorado Railroad Museum
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