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The Resource American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Title
American Prometheus
Title remainder
the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Statement of responsibility
by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Title variation
Triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first full-scale biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the fire of the sun for his country in time of war
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bird, Kai
Dewey number
  • 530/.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
B57 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sherwin, Martin J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Physicists
  • Atomic bomb
  • Science
  • United States
Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 602-699) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
56753298
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 721 pages, plates
Isbn
9780375412028
Lccn
2004061535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 602-699) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
56753298
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 721 pages, plates
Isbn
9780375412028
Lccn
2004061535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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