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The Girls of Atomic City Book Panel Discussion

Join author Sally Gunning, State Representative Sarah Peake, and NPR’s Mindy Todd as we discuss the book, The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women who Helped Win World War II.

During World War II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to over 70,000 people, consuming more electricity than New York City and yet most of the world did not know the town existed. Living in this secret city, thousands of women worked to enrich uranium for the world's first atomic bomb. Kiernan's book, the result of seven years of interviews and research, intimately shares the stories of these women.

"Author Denise Kiernan re-creates, with cinematic vividness and clarity, the surreal Orwell-meets- Margaret-Atwood environment of Oak Ridge."
The Daily Beast.

 

When:
October 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Where:
Brewster Ladies' Library
1822 Main St
Brewster, MA 02631
USA
Contact:
508.896.3913