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The Berlin Project : a novel

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  • ISBN: 9781481487641 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: 2017

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Author Gregory Benford creates an alternate history of the creation of the atom bomb that explores what could have happened if the bomb was ready to be used by June 6, 1944. Karl Cohen, a chemist and mathematician who is part of The Manhattan Project, has discovered an alternate solution for creating the uranium isotope needed to cause a chain reaction: U-235. After convincing General Groves of his new method, Cohen and his team of scientists work at Oak Ridge preparing to have a nuclear bomb ready to drop by the summer of 1944 in an effort to stop the war on the western front. What ensues is an altered account of World War II in this taut thriller. Combining fascinating science with intimate and true accounts of several members of The Manhattan Project, The Berlin Project is an astounding novel that reimagines history and what could have happened if the atom bomb was ready in time to stop Hitler from killing millions of people."--
Subject: Manhattan Project (U.S.) -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History -- Fiction
Genre: War stories.
Science fiction.
Suspense.
Alternative histories.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stamford FIC Benfo 38080500037377 Adult Available -
Victoria FIC Benfo 38080500037369 Adult Available -
Victoria FIC Benfo 38080500037385 Adult Available -

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