Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

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Both a memoir and a brilliant work of investigative journalism, Full Body Burden is a detailed, shocking account of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local residents' vain search for justice. 

Kristen Iversen grew up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." Full Body Burden is the… (more)

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“Full Body Burden” is a simmering and sickening book that runs on two downward sloping tracks.

Full Body Burden is one of those rare, life-changing works whose quiet, insistent moral authority commands us to read on and to remember.


Book Details  


Publisher: Broadway Books (June 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 3.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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