The Resource 109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos, Jennet Conant

109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos, Jennet Conant

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109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos
Title
109 East Palace
Title remainder
Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos
Statement of responsibility
Jennet Conant
Title variation
One O Nine East Palace
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Language
eng
Summary
This book captures the drama of 27 perilous months at Los Alamos, a secret city cut off from the rest of society, ringed by barbed wire, where Oppenheimer and his young recruits lived as virtual prisoners of the U.S. government--freshly minted secretaries and worldly scientists contending with living conditions straight out of pioneer days, racing to build the first atomic bomb before Germany could. Oppenheimer was as arrogant as he was inexperienced, and few believed the 38-year-old theoretical physicist would succeed. Yet despite the obstacles, he forged a vibrant community through the sheer force of his personality
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
623.4/5119/0973
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC773.A1
LC item number
C66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos, Jennet Conant
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109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos, Jennet Conant
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-409) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Charmed -- A most improbable choice -- The bluest eyes I've ever seen -- Cowboy boots and all -- The gatekeeper -- The professor and the general -- Summer camp -- Lost almost -- Welcome distractions -- Nothing dangerous -- The big shot -- Baby boom -- Summer lightning -- A bad case of the jitters -- Playing with fire -- A dirty trick -- Everything was different -- A rain of ruin -- By our works we are committed -- Elysian dreamer -- Scorpions in a bottle -- Fallout
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 425 pages
Isbn
9780743250078
Lccn
2005042497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)57475908

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