First U.S. Edition.
233 pages ; 22 cm
"Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London, Chicago--and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret, including what their husbands were doing at the lab. They lived in barely finished houses with P.O. box addresses in a town wreathed with barbed wire, all for...
274 pages ; 22 cm
"Ten years after the Mayflower pilgrims arrived on rocky, unfamiliar soil, Plymouth is not the land its residents had imagined. Seemingly established on a dream of religious freedom, in reality the town is led by fervent puritans who prohibit the residents from living, trading, and worshipping as they choose. By the time an unfamiliar ship, bearing new colonists, appears on the horizon one summer morning, Anglican outsiders have had enough." --
El inicio de la era atómica puede resultar anecdótico, pero los detalles del proyecto Manhattan, una de las empresas más extrañas y monumentales de la era moderna, son incluso descabellados. Un judío húngaro llega a Estados Unidos y, como no sabe conducir, su primera misión es convencer a alguien de que lo lleve hasta el científico más famoso del mundo. Le trae noticias gravísimas. Una vez recibidas, Albert Einstein decide, junto con su...