Book ID: CBB001213272

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


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
Higuchi, Toshihiro
Bruno, Laura A.
McMillan, Priscilla J.
Abelson, Philip H.
Abelson, John
Stacy, Ian
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Environmental History
Journal of Asian Studies
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
University of Minnesota Press
Roberts and Co.
Prometheus Books
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Nuclear and radioactive waste
Cold War
Technology and society
Technology and politics
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Abelson, Philip Hauge,
Teller, Edward
Grimmett, Leonard George
Sears, Paul Bigelow
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
21st century
United States
Soviet Union
Great Britain
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Hanford Nuclear Site (Washington)
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; Partial Test Ban Treaty; Limited Test Ban Treaty (1963)

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