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Full body burden : growing up in the nuclear shadow of Rocky Flats
Title:
Full body burden : growing up in the nuclear shadow of Rocky Flats
ISBN:
9780307955630
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Physical Description:
400 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Mother's Day, 1963 -- Drums and bunnies, 1969 -- Nuns and pirates, 1974 -- Operation Desert Glow, 1979 -- A raid and a runaway grand jury, 1989 -- Doom with a view, 1990 -- Fire, again, 1991-1996 -- What lies beneath, 1996-2011.
Abstract:
"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.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.0 21.0 155766.

Reading Counts RC High School 9.2 28 Quiz: 58858.
Personal Subject:
Reading Level JCPL:
1030LEXILE.
Target Audience Note:
1030 Lexile.
Format:
Book

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