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The nuclear age

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Library Journal : Brilliant nuclear detonations and rising silver Titans have plagued William's dreams since his childhood during the Cuban missile crisis, when he fashioned a fallout shelter from the family ping-pong table. Thirty years later his fear has mushroomed into blinding paranoia, and when his wife announces she is leaving, he laces a hole in the backyard with dynamite, places her in it, and prepares  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 0140259104 9780140259100
OCLC Number: 36161410
Description: 312 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Fission. --
Quantum jumps --
Civil defense --
Chain reactions --
Qauntum jumps --
First strikes --
Escalations --
Quantum jumps --
Fusion. --
The ends of the earth --
Underground tests --
Quantum jumps --
Fallout --
Critical mass. --
The nuclear age --
Quantum jumps.
Responsibility: Tim O'Brien.

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From Library Journal : Brilliant nuclear detonations and rising silver Titans have plagued William's dreams since his childhood during the Cuban missile crisis, when he fashioned a fallout shelter from the family ping-pong table. Thirty years later his fear has mushroomed into blinding paranoia, and when his wife announces she is leaving, he laces a hole in the backyard with dynamite, places her in it, and prepares to blow her up.
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