The Making of the Atomic Bomb

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The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes's Pulitzer Prize-winning book details the science, the people, and

Author: Richard Rhodes
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: 06/12/2012
Pages: 896
Weight: 2.4lbs
Size: 9.28h x 6.37w x 1.67d
ISBN: 9781451677614
25th Anniversary Edition

Review Citation(s):
New York Times Book Review 08/12/2012 pg. 26
Library Journal 03/01/2013 pg. 44

About the Author
Richard Rhodes is the author of numerous books and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He graduated from Yale University and has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Appearing as host and correspondent for documentaries on public television's Frontline and American Experience series, he has also been a visiting scholar at Harvard and MIT and is an affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. Visit his website

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