Deadly Mine

Deadly Mine

Libby, Montana

Book - 2018
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In 1963, Les Skramstad came home after a hard day's work at the local mill and mine in Libby, Montana. His wife kissed him at the door and his kids playfully grabbed his legs. They didn't mind that he was covered in powdery brown dust. Little did Les and his family know that the dust was deadly. Deadly Mine: Libby, Montana traces the tragic story of a small mining town that eventually became poisoned by a deadly mineral called asbestos. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Bearport Publishing,, [2018]
ISBN: 9781684022229
1684022223
Characteristics: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations, map ; 27 cm

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