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America's children

Author: James Thackara
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook ; London : Turnaround, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thackara's debut novel, published in the U.S. for the first time, explores the enigmatic J. Robert Oppenheimer and chronicles the birth of the nuclear age in America.

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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thackara
ISBN: 1585671118 9781585671113
OCLC Number: 50495528
Notes: Originally published: London: Hogarth, 1984.
Description: 330 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Thackara.

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"...has Tolstoy's talent for painting the grand with small brush strokes." - The Economist "A grand, intelligent and often moving look at events burned into our collective soil...an indispensable Read more...

 
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