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The Resource The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes

The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes

Label
The making of the atomic bomb
Title
The making of the atomic bomb
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rhodes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the development of the atomic bomb from Leo Szilard's concept through the drama of the race to build a workable device to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima
Member of
Summary
Traces the development of the atomic bomb from Leo Szilard's concept through the drama of the race to build a workable device to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1987.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 1987.
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1988.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1988.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154550
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rhodes, Richard
Dewey number
623.4511909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Making of the nuclear age
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Atomic bomb
  • Atomic bomb
Target audience
adult
Label
The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new foreward"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 805-818) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Profound and necessary truth -- Moonshine -- Atoms and void -- Tvi -- The long grave already dug -- Men from Mars -- Machines -- Exodus -- Stirring and digging -- An extensive burst -- Part 2. A peculiar sovereignty -- Neutrons -- Cross sections -- A communication from Britain -- The new world -- Physics and desert country -- Different animals -- Revelations -- The evils of this time -- Part 3. Life and death -- Trinity -- Tongues of fire -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn764385315
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
The 25th anniversary edition; Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
838 pages, [42] pages of plates
Isbn
9781451677614
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)764385315
Label
The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes
Publication
Note
"With a new foreward"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 805-818) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Profound and necessary truth -- Moonshine -- Atoms and void -- Tvi -- The long grave already dug -- Men from Mars -- Machines -- Exodus -- Stirring and digging -- An extensive burst -- Part 2. A peculiar sovereignty -- Neutrons -- Cross sections -- A communication from Britain -- The new world -- Physics and desert country -- Different animals -- Revelations -- The evils of this time -- Part 3. Life and death -- Trinity -- Tongues of fire -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn764385315
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
The 25th anniversary edition; Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
838 pages, [42] pages of plates
Isbn
9781451677614
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)764385315

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