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The Resource Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Title
Command and control
Title remainder
nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Statement of responsibility
Eric Schlosser
Title variation
Nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident that nearly caused a nuclear disaster, examining other near misses and America's growing susceptibility to a catastrophic event
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
326892
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.17/990976774
Index
index present
LC call number
U264.3
LC item number
.S45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Selected cast of characters -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- The Titan -- Not good -- New wave -- No lone zone -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Machinery of control -- The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Accidents will happen -- Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Out of control -- Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnornal environment -- Damascus -- Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Con.rm or deny -- The end -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn843228712
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781594202278
Lccn
2013017151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)843228712
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Selected cast of characters -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- The Titan -- Not good -- New wave -- No lone zone -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Machinery of control -- The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Accidents will happen -- Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Out of control -- Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnornal environment -- Damascus -- Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Con.rm or deny -- The end -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn843228712
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781594202278
Lccn
2013017151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)843228712

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