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Oh pure and radiant heart

Author: Lydia Millet
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Soft Skull Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a shy librarian in Santa Fe sees Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, and Leo Szilard, she risks her career and relationships to follow them, building a cult following comprised of hippis, bikers, anthropologists, and survivors of the atom bomb to mount a massive march on Washington.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Fantasy fiction
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer; Enrico Fermi; Leo Szilard; Enrico Fermi; J Robert Oppenheimer; Leo Szilard
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Millet
ISBN: 1932360859 9781932360851
OCLC Number: 57452417
Description: 489 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The meaning of the porkpie hat --
Why tall people fear dwarves --
The dead maintain their good looks --
A vast infant.
Responsibility: Lydia Millet.
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Millet's latest novel is a black-comic tour de force depicting the "second coming" of atomic bomb creators Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, and Leo Szilard. Despite being dead, these scientists are  Read more...

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