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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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Title: The nuclear age /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 0140259104; 9780140259100
Notes: Content: 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.
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.
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction.
Fiction.
Science fiction.
Year: 1996.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books,
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: PS3565.B75; Dewey No.: 813/.54
OCLC No.: 36161410

Abstract:

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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