American Prometheus by Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin

"American Prometheus" is a biography that explores the life of the physicist who led the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb during World War II. This book offers a comprehensive look at his personal life, scientific achievements, and the moral implications of his work. It also delves into his political activism, his blacklisting during the McCarthy era, and his struggle with depression and cancer.

The 10275th greatest book of all time


Published
2005
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
721
Words
250,000
Original Language
English

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