The Resource The general and the genius: : Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka, (eaudio)

The general and the genius: : Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka, (eaudio)

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The general and the genius: : Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
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The general and the genius:
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Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
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James Kunetka
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eng
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Two ambitious men. One historic mission. With a blinding flash in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1945, the world was changed forever. The bomb that ushered in the atomic age was the product of one of history's most improbable partnerships. The General and the Genius reveals how two extraordinary men pulled off the greatest scientific feat of the twentieth century. Leslie Richard Groves of the Army Corps of Engineers, who had made his name by building the Pentagon in record time and under budget, was made overlord of the impossibly vast scientific enterprise known as the Manhattan Project. His mission: to beat the Nazis to the atomic bomb. So he turned to the nation's preeminent theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer - the chain-smoking, martini-quaffing son of wealthy Jewish immigrants, whose background was riddled with communist associations - Groves' opposite in nearly every respect. In their three-year collaboration, the iron-willed general and the visionary scientist led a brilliant team in a secret mountaintop lab and built the fearsome weapons that ended the war but introduced the human race to unimaginable new terrors. And at the heart of this most momentous work of World War II is the story of two extraordinary men - the general and the genius
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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1944-
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Kunetka, James W.
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355.8/25119092273
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other
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Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
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  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
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  • Atomic bomb
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Groves, Leslie R
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Generals
  • Military engineers
  • Physicists
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adult
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The general and the genius: : Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 05 min.))
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504670975
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11481881
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11481881
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The general and the genius: : Groves and Oppenheimer--the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 05 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504670975
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11481881
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11481881
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MWT11481881
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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