American Prometheus

American Prometheus

The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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A portrait of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb, discusses his role in the twentieth-century scientific world, as well as his roles as family man and head of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Studies.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375412028
0375412026
Branch Call Number: 921 OPP
Characteristics: xiii, 721 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Sherwin, Martin J.

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mikeyppl Apr 26, 2012

Without a doubt one of the best biographies I've ever read. a well researched in depth look at one of the 20th century's important figures.

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Dec 06, 2007

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer prize for biography.

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