American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer


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by Bird, Kai, Sherwin, Martin J. | c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2)
Published 15/06/2023 by ATLANTIC BOOKS in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 736 pages, 2 x 16pp b/w plates

SKU: 9781838959708 Category:

***THE INSPIRATION FOR CHRISTOPHER NOLAN’S FORTHCOMING NEW FILM OPPENHEIMER***WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR NONFICTION ‘Reads like a thriller, gripping and terrifying’ Sunday TimesPhysicist and polymath, as familiar with Hindu scriptures as he was with quantum mechanics, J. Robert Oppenheimer – director of the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb – was the most famous scientist of his generation. In their meticulous and riveting biography, Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin reveal a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man, profoundly involved with some of the momentous events of the twentieth century.

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