Thursday, July 17 at 2:30 pm
South Buncombe/Skyland Library
260 Overlook Road
The book to be discussed is The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan.
The Girls of Atomic City tells the unbelievable true story of young women during World War II who worked in a secret city dedicated to making fuel for the first atomic bomb – only they didn’t know that.
This narrative non-fiction book introduces the reader to this world through the eyes of real live women who lived and worked there during the war. The Girls of Atomic City is a story of patriotism and purpose, of mystery and suspicion, survival and remembrance.
All interested readers are welcome to attend.