Books tagged: nuclear disaster

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Eagle Bay
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Eagle Bay is a work of fiction based on a true story, with a look at management ethics (or lack thereof) in a Nuclear Power Plant. The two main characters must solve a reactor blockage with the reactor running at full power. A fatal accident occurs at one of the plants that uses their fix. It’s an inside viewpoint of a nuclear incident and how far people are willing to go in a conspiracy.
Fukushima; Nuclear Disaster on the ring of fire
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fukushima takes an in-depth look at the March, 2011 nuclear disaster that occurred as a result of one the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Japan. In his lively and conversational writing style, Sargent puts the tragedy in useful scientific and political context by exploring what led the Japanese to build 55 nuclear power plants on one of the most seismically active locations on Earth.
Downwind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“But, Dad, the radio keeps saying they aren’t going to have a meltdown. Not yet.” “Ephraim, things are out of control at Isla Conejo, or they wouldn’t be doing all those emergency things they’re doing. Firemen, police, doctors, talk about the National Guard, people coming out from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Traverse Book I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Eighty years after the earth was consumed by Nuclear Genocide a totalitarian society thrives two hundred feet above the earth's surface in Skydomes. Follow Max and Kina two unlikely heroes that grew up in different parts of the world as they battle for survival of each of their races existence in the known universe.
Sarcophagus
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Sarcophagus, the reinforced shell that locks away the heart of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, is on the verge of collapse, and the giant construction project required to avert disaster has ground to a halt. Dr Victoria Cox must return to the Zone of Alienation to find out why. As shadows stir to life, and madness engulfs the Zone, she finds that there is a terrible price to pay for the truth.
Fukushima Hole: A YouTube Companion Book
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
The Fukushima nuclear disaster has revealed a hole in our capability, as a species, to learn from our mistakes. How can this hole be filled and how can we transfer this learning to all other industries and human activities that contain risk?
Θέα από τα Χτισμένα Παράθυρα
Ένας μοναχικός παρατηρητής καταγράφει την πορεία της ανθρωπότητας μέχρι τη στιγμή που ο πυρηνικός όλεθρος την εξαφανίζει, προσπαθώντας να ερμηνεύσει οντολογικά, τη σημασία, τα αίτια και τον σκοπό της συντέλειας.
The Pripyat Syndrome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book recalls the tragic fate of one young woman from Pripyat, as she struggles desperately to save the life of her only son. The vicissitudes of the first days and the first years after the Chernobyl catastrophe are shown vividly and precisely.
The Rift
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 310,620. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"The Rift would be a very good beach book, if you could put it down long enough to get into the water." —— The San Diego Union Tribune FRACTURE LINES PERMEATE THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES. Some comprise the New Madrid fault, the most dangerous earthquake zone in the world. Other fracture lines are social—— economic, religious, racial, and ethnic. What happens when they all crack at once?
Love in the Time of Dust and Venom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN A TIME OF DESTRUCTION After the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Keiko's grandfather insists on returning to his homeland to die in peace. Radiation prevents his return now, but what about the future? Time travel makes it possible, but no one can know what the future will bring…