The atomic city girls
(Pre-loaded Audio)

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Contributors
Sands, Xe, narrator.
Harper Audio (Firm), publisher.
Playaway Digital Audio, distributor,
Findaway World, LLC, distributor,
Published
[New York, NY] : Harper Audio, [2018]., Solon, OH :
ISBN
9781509466634, 1509466630
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Format
Pre-loaded Audio
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 8 hours, 45 minutes) : digital, HD audio ; 9 x 6 cm
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Issued on Playaway, the all-in-one audiobook.
General Note
"HD"--Container.
General Note
"Light"--Container.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Xe Sandes.
Description
"In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist. Oak Ridge, Tennessee has sprung up in a matter of months--a town of trailers and segregated houses, 24-hour cafeterias, and constant security checks. There, June joins hundreds of other young girls operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained. They know they are helping to win the war, but must ask no questions and reveal nothing to outsiders. The girls spend their evenings socializing and flirting with soldiers, scientists, and workmen at dances and movies, bowling alleys and canteens. June longs to know more about their top-secret assignment and begins an affair with Sam Cantor, the young Jewish physicist from New York who oversees the lab where she works and understands the end goal only too well, while her beautiful roommate Cici is on her own mission: to find a wealthy husband and escape her sharecropper roots. Across town, African-American construction worker Joe Brewer knows nothing of the governments plans, only that his new job pays enough to make it worth leaving his family behind, at least for now. But a breach in security will intertwine his fate with Junes search for answers. When the bombing of Hiroshima brings the truth about Oak Ridge into devastating focus, June must confront her ideals about loyalty, patriotism, and war itself."--Page 4 of cover.
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PLAYAWAY
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APA Citation (style guide)

Beard, J., & Sands, X. (2018). The atomic city girls. Unabridged. [New York, NY]: Harper Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Beard, Janet and Xe, Sands. 2018. The Atomic City Girls. [New York, NY]: Harper Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Beard, Janet and Xe, Sands, The Atomic City Girls. [New York, NY]: Harper Audio, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Beard, Janet,, and Xe Sands. The Atomic City Girls. Unabridged. [New York, NY]: Harper Audio, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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