Revised and expanded edition of the classic account of the uranium mining rush and penny stock boom that gripped the Colorado Plateau in the 1950s. This revised edition updates the history of the uranium boom. It includes additional accounts of atomic testing in Nevada, stories of its impact on downwinders, Native Americans, and uranium mine and mill workers, and a discussion of continuing efforts to deal with nuclear waste disposal. Many new photographs are also included. Softcover, 384 pages.