Alison’s Pick. The Girls of Atomic City. By Denise Kiernan. To most of the world, Atomic City did not exist. Thousands of civilians, many of which were young women enticed by solid wages, toiled in hulking factories in the middle of the Appalachian Mountains. Few would guess the true nature of their tasks. Click the link below to search the Keller Public Library catalog for this Adult Non-fiction book, http://fwl.ipac.dynixasp.com/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=kpl#focus. Posted 3/13/13.