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109 East Palace [sound recording] : [Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos] /

Jennet Conant.

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Main Author: Conant, Jennet.
Other Names: Twomey, Anne,
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, p2005.
Topics: Atomic bomb - United States - History. | Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory - History. | Manhattan Project (U.S.) - History. | Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory - Biography. | Manhattan Project (U.S.) - Biography. | McKibbin, Dorothy Scarritt, 1897-1985. | Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967.
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Physical Description: 5 sound discs (ca. 6 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN: 0743540646
Summary: Conant offers a human look at the brilliant physicists who for more than two years, along with their families, lived, laughed, despaired and rejoiced in a secret, sequestered, claustrophobic city in the New Mexico desert while working on the Manhattan Project. Despite its grand name, 109 East Palace was the nondescript office in Santa Fe that served as a gateway to the Los Alamos complex. The narrative is framed by the perspective of Dorothy McKibben, who, in running that office, issuing security passes and coordinating logistics, was, says Conant, the "gatekeeper" to the hidden world of Los Alamos.
Performer: Read by Anne Twomey ; with an introduction by the author.
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Other Names: Twomey, Anne, 1951-
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More Details for: 109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and