Elizabeth J. Church
Capturing "the claustrophobic eras of 1940s and 1950s America, The Atomic Weight of Love also examines the changing roles of women during the decades that followed. And in Meridian Wallace we find an unforgettable heroine whose metamorphosis shows how the womens movement opened up the world for a whole generation."--Book jacket.
325 pages ; 25 cm
This is the tenderhearted story of a spirited young woman who tries to conquer her past amongst the glitz and glamour of 1960s Las Vegas-- and finds unexpected fortune, friendship, and love. When Lily Decker steps off the bus and onto the Las Vegas Strip, she is ready for a new life. Though her life is full of success, parties, newfound gal pals, and more money and luxuries than she ever thought possible, Lily is still restless. She changes her name...