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1 Del Tredici, Robert At Work in the Fields of the Bomb
New York, NY. Harper & Row Publishers 1987 0060550597 / 9780060550592 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Discusses the US nuclear weapons industry and won the 1987 Olive Branch Book Award for its contribution to world peace. Photographs show factories that produce parts for atom bombs, individuals affected by radiation, test sites, the Chernobyl reactor, and nuclear waste. 
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2 Rhodes, Richard The Making of the Atomic Bomb
New York, NY Simon and Schuster 1986 0671441337 / 9780671441333 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Here for the first time, in rich, human, political, and scientific detail, is the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan. Few great discoveries have evolved so swiftly -- or have been so misunderstood. From the theoretical discussions of nuclear energy to the bright glare of Trinity there was a span of hardly more than twenty-five years. What began as merely an interesting speculative problem in physics grew into the Manhattan Project, and then into the Bomb with frightening rapidity, while scientists known only to their peers -- Szilard, Teller, Oppenheimer, Bohr, Meitner, Fermi, Lawrence, and yon Neumann -- stepped from their ivory towers into the limelight. Richard Rhodes takes us on that journey step by step, minute by minute, and gives us the definitive story of man's most awesome discovery and invention. The Making of the Atomic Bomb has been compared in its sweep and importance to William L. Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. It is at once a narrative tour de force and a document as powerful as its subject. For this detailed documentation of the development of the most destructive war weapon ever to be created, Rhodes received widespread recognition, winning the 1987 National Book Award, the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, and the 1988 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction. 
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3 Robert Jay Lifton, Richard Falk Indefensible Weapons
New York, NY Basic Books, Inc. 1982 0465032354 / 9780465032358 Updated Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The Political and Psychological Case Against Nuclearism. 
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4 Wyden, Peter Day One: Before Hiroshima and After
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1984 0671461427 / 9780671461423 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Chipped Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Details the full story, spanning three continents, of the race to create the atom bomb, the breakthroughs that made it possible, the dropping of the bomb on Japan, and the terrifying consequences. 
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