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American Prometheus

The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Kai Bird

American Prometheus is the first full-scale biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the awesome fire of the sun for his country in time of war. Immediately after Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation-one of the iconic figures of th...
Publish Date
2006
May 1
First Published in 2005
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
8601401171768
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One of the more fascinating men that I’ve read about.     source