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And while the bomb was being invented, babies were born, friendships were forged, children grew up, and Los Alamos gradually transformed from an abandoned school on a hill into a real community: one that was strained by the words they couldnt say out loud, the letters they couldnt send home, the freedom they didnt have. But the end of the war would bring even bigger challenges to the people of Los Alamos, as the scientists and their families struggled with the burden of their contribution to the most destructive force in the history of mankind.
The Wives of Los Alamos is a novel that sheds light onto one of the strangest and most monumental research projects in modern history. It's a testament to a remarkable group of women who carved out a life for themselves, in spite of the chaos of the war and the shroud of intense secrecy.
|Publish Date:||Feb 25, 2014|
|Number of Pages:||240|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.82|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.3 x 6.3 x 1.0|
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