Welcome to the new catalog for Santa Fe Public Library. We'd love to hear your feedback.

Underground and radioactive: adventures of a uranium miner in 1970s New Mexico

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,
Pub. Date:
[2017]
Language:
English
Description
 Capturing for posterity the vanishing world of uranium mining, this candid memoir recounts the author's adventures and misadventures working underground in 1970s New Mexico, the "Uranium Capital of the World." Detailed descriptions of the tools, methods and hazards of uranium mining, along with character sketches and entertaining anecdotes, provide a colorful glimpse of a bygone way of life--drilling, blasting and mucking the sandstone of the Grants mineral belt in the San Juan Basin.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781476669960
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3aa7d8da-749b-3651-f1ef-c9158c8d400e
Grouping Title underground and radioactive adventures of a uranium miner in 1970s new mexico
Grouping Author saunders r d
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-06-26 04:18:13AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-21 04:29:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Saunders, R. D., 1951-
author_display Saunders, R. D
collection_santafe On Order
detailed_location_santafe Santa Fe Public Library On Order
display_description "This memoir recounts the author's adventures and misadventures working underground in 1970s New Mexico, "Uranium Capital of the World." Descriptions of tools, methods and hazards of uranium mining, with character sketches and anecdotes, provide a glimpseof a bygone way of life--drilling, blasting and mucking the sandstone of the Grants mineral belt in the San Juan Basin"--
format_category_santafe Books
format_santafe Book
id 3aa7d8da-749b-3651-f1ef-c9158c8d400e
isbn 9781476669960
item_details ils:.b15075187|.o3449014|Santa Fe Public Library On Order|ON ORDER|||1|true|false|||||On Order||msw||
itype_santafe
last_indexed 2018-09-21T10:29:21.484Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe ON ORDER
local_time_since_added_santafe 2 Months, Day, Month, On Order, Quarter, Six Months, Week, Year
owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library On Order
owning_location_santafe Main Library On Order
primary_isbn 9781476669960
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:.b15075187|Book|Books||English|McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,|[2017]|pages cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_santafe
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b15075187 .o3449014 On Order On Order false false true false false true
subject_facet Saunders, R. D., -- 1951-, Uranium miners -- New Mexico -- Biography, Uranium mines and mining -- New Mexico
title_display Underground and radioactive : adventures of a uranium miner in 1970s New Mexico
title_full Underground and radioactive : adventures of a uranium miner in 1970s New Mexico / R.D. Saunders
title_short Underground and radioactive :
title_sub adventures of a uranium miner in 1970s New Mexico
topic_facet Saunders, R. D, Uranium miners, Uranium mines and mining