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The Resource American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Title
American Prometheus
Title remainder
the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Statement of responsibility
by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Title variation
Triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb, discusses his role in the twentieth-century scientific world, as well as his roles as family man and head of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Studies
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2006.
Biography type
individual biography
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154517
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bird, Kai
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Sherwin, Martin J
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True
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  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Physicists
  • Atomic bomb
  • Science
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm56753298
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 721 p.
Isbn
9780375412028
Lccn
2004061535
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-2453
Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm56753298
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 721 p.
Isbn
9780375412028
Lccn
2004061535
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-2453

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