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Author LinkIversen, Kristen.
Title LinkFull body burden : growing up in the nuclear shadow of Rocky Flats / Kristen Iversen.
Variant Title Growing up in the nuclear shadow of Rocky Flats
Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Description 400 p. :  ill ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Summary "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.
Per.Sub. LinkIversen, Kristen.
Corp.Sub. LinkRocky Flats Plant (U.S.) -- Environmental aspects.
LinkRocky Flats Plant (U.S.) -- History.
LinkRocky Flats Plant (U.S.) -- Health aspects.
Subject LinkNuclear weapons plants -- Health aspects -- Colorado.
LinkPlutonium -- Health aspects -- Colorado.
LinkRadioactive waste sites -- Cleanup -- Colorado.
LinkRadioactive pollution -- Colorado -- Jefferson County.
LinkJefferson County (Colo.) -- Biography.

System Number 000662415
ISBN Link9780307955630

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