By Jennet Conant

ISBN-10: 0743250087

ISBN-13: 9780743250085

In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the bright, charismatic head of the ny undertaking, recruited scientists to reside as digital prisoners of the U.S. executive at Los Alamos, a barren mesa thirty-five miles outdoor Santa Fe, New Mexico. millions of fellows, girls, and youngsters spent the warfare years sequestered during this top-secret army facility. They lied to family and friends approximately the place they have been going and what they have been doing, after which disappeared into the wasteland. throughout the eyes of a tender Santa Fe widow who was once certainly one of Oppenheimer's first recruits, we see how, for all his flaws, he constructed into an inspiring chief and encouraged all these keen on the Los Alamos venture to make a ideal attempt and accomplish the unthinkable.

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