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Includes 94 archival photographs and a glossary with brief descriptions of the hundreds of people interviewed and discussed in the book. Author Richard Rhodes won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award for his previous atomic tome, The Making of the Atomic Bomb.
Very even-handed treatment of a period in our history that was just yesterday but is rapidly receding from view. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a very interesting book. It is a shame it is so poorly written. The narrative jumps from subject to anecdote to loosely related thread making the book awkward to readPublished 1 month ago by Mark Mcgilvray
It was interesting, but seemed to focus too much, the first 200 pages on the appalling breach of security in the Manhattan Project.
This was all too obvious to me. Read more
Very well written.
It is like s spy story with scientific background.
If you are expecting a book about how the bomb was made, look elsewhere. This book, contrary to it's title, is mostly about people the Russians recruited to pass information about... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tyson Smith