109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos

109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos Author Jennet Conant
ISBN-10 0743250087
ISBN-13 9780743250085
Year 2006-05-08
Pages 448
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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In 1943 J Robert Oppenheimer the brilliant charismatic head of the Manhattan Project recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the US government at Los Alamos a barren mesa thirty five miles outside Santa Fe New Mexico In 1943 J Robert Oppenheimer the brilliant charismatic head of the Manhattan Project recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the U S government at Los Alamos a barren mesa thirty five miles outside Santa Fe New Mexico Thousands of men women and children spent the war years sequestered in this top secret military facility They lied to friends and family about where they were going and what they were doing and then disappeared into the desert Through the eyes of a young Santa Fe widow who was one of Oppenheimer s first recruits we see how for all his flaws he developed into an inspiring leader and motivated all those involved in the Los Alamos project to make a supreme effort and achieve the unthinkable

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109 East Palace

109 East Palace Author Jennet Conant
ISBN-10 9781416585428
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 448

109 East Palace

109 East Palace Author Jennet Conant
ISBN-10 9780743250085
Release 2006-05-08
Pages 425

109 East Palace

109 East Palace Author Jennet Conant
ISBN-10 1416585427
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 448

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Tuxedo Park Author Jennet Conant
ISBN-10 9781476767291
Release 2013-10-15
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