From Publishers Weekly
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This book is so well written I don't dare try to emulate or mimic its prose.
This is a wonderful book about one of the most controversial developments of the last century: the development of the atomic and then hydrogen bombs.
Part of the problem is that the book is so clumsily written that it is too hard to follow.
The Manhattan Project brought together the most geniuses, near-geniuses, and Nobel Prize winners at one time ever in history to work towards a common goal. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Nyssa
My complaint is about the print.
I was unable to read this book.comfortably-print to small, etc. dI should have looked for a Kindle version.
The reviews saying that this book is poorly written are being quite melodramatic. I would say that the text is mechanically written, in a number of places throughout the text. Read morePublished 24 months ago by David Milliern
I was interested in this very interesting project, but I didn't expected to find so well researched and seriously written book, it's a real page turner, it is dificult to pause the... Read morePublished on December 1, 2012 by Raul V. Campos Garcia
This book is a fascinating recounting of the American development of the atom bomb.
It's particularly interesting to me, because I was born in 1938, and the described... Read more
A new take and prospective on the men who brought about the creation of the Atom Bomb. What they did and didn't know, about the effects that would change all of their lives. Read morePublished on January 12, 2011 by Richard D. Cook
I bought this as a gift for someone for Christmas. He enjoyed the book very much.Published on January 30, 2009 by eRRaTiC
In the world of historians, Daniel J. Boorstin stands head and shoulders above all lesser writers in that nonfiction genre, much as Loren Eiseley and, to a lesser extent, Stephen... Read morePublished on September 28, 2008 by Cosmoetica