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Author Goldsmith, Connie, 1945-

Title Bombs over Bikini : the world's first nuclear disaster / Connie Goldsmith.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 623.4511 GOL    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 623.4511 GOL    Available
Description 88 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-83) and index.
Contents Toxic snowfall -- A good place for a bomb -- Able: the first bomb -- Baker: the water bomb -- Bravo: the big bomb -- Rongelap's radiation refugees -- Bikini's nuclear nomads -- A brighter future?
Summary Discusses the world's first nuclear disaster when nuclear bomb testing sent a toxic cloud of radiation over Rongelap Atoll and other nearby inhabited islands causing burns, cancers, birth defects, and other medical tragedies.
Subject Atomic bomb -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing.
Nuclear weapons -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing.
Bikinians -- Relocation -- Marshall Islands.
Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll.
Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Marshall Islands -- Rongelap Atoll.
Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands) -- History.
ISBN 9781467716123 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
146771612X (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)

 
    
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