Oppenheimer Is Watching Me

Oppenheimer Is Watching Me

A Memoir

eBook - 2007
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When he discovers that his father worked on missiles for a defense contractor, Jeff Porter is inspired to revisit America's atomic past and our fallen heroes, in particular J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb. The result, Oppenheimer Is Watching Me, takes readers back to the cold war, when men in lab coats toyed with the properties of matter and fears of national security troubled our sleep. With an eye for strange symmetries, Porter traces how one panicky moment shaped the lives of a generation.
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, Ă2007
ISBN: 9781587297502
1587297507
1587296160
9781587296161
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 132 pages)

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