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American Prometheus

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction
J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.
In this magisterial, acclaimed biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer’s life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative.


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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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  • Release date: December 18, 2007

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  • ISBN: 9780307424730
  • Release date: December 18, 2007

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  • ISBN: 9780307424730
  • File size: 6584 KB
  • Release date: December 18, 2007

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction
J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.
In this magisterial, acclaimed biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer’s life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative.


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