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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
The Trinity Paradox
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
By Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason. Activist Elizabeth Devane wished for an end to nuclear weapons. During a protest, the unthinkable happens: a flash of light and Elizabeth awakes to find herself alone in a desolate desert arroyo almost fifty years in the past: 1944, Los Alamos, New Mexico. The Manhattan Project. Could she—should she—attempt the greatest sabotage in history?
Trinity of the Sands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Los Alamos, 1945. Mort Whitman helps build "the gadget" that will end the war and immolate untold thousands of men-- if it works. As the minds of men mushroom in a dark dream of war, he seeks solace in the white sands of the Jornada del Muerto. But what he discovers there teaches him how justice really works in the New Mexico badlands-- as well as how one man can atone for a nuclear holocaust.
Five Strange Obsessions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Professionally published author Alistair Ainscott presents five offbeat speculative tales: "The Thriller Writer's Workshop," "Tailor Maidens," "Occupy Stinking America," "Assailing the Void," and "Trinity of the Sands." From hotshots with something to prove, a romance of bad breath and extreme plastic surgery, to one man's burden to atone for nuclear holocaust, it doesn't get much stranger.
The Dream Shelf
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
The Sensei of Dandelions Hushed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Join Morrow Walker and the inimitable Great Serendipity Scott as they unfurl the tangled strands of time in their most harrowing adventure ever. Can they help Shizuko Katani, honored sensei and one-time mentor of Mr. Scott, find solace with her long-lost baby sister? It just takes the guts to confront a lightning storm while an atom bomb shudders atop a hundred-foot steel tower directly overhead.
Test Your Knowledge: Robert Oppenheimer Quiz Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by One Life Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Robert Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist and former Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory. He was a recipient of the Medal for Merit, recipient of the Enrico Fermi award, elected a foreign member of the Royal Society in Britain and made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in France and became a man of influence in America. This book presents Oppenheimer's life in quiz form.
Shark in the Water
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Series: Cold War Chronicles, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
At the close of World War II, Dr. James Palmer, nationally esteemed physicist who developed nuclear research used in the atom bomb dropped on Japan, mysteriously disappears.
National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.