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Author Nesbit, TaraShea.

Title The wives of Los Alamos : a novel / TaraShea Nesbit.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    NESBIT,TAR    Available
Edition First U.S. Edition.
Description 233 pages ; 22 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Summary "They arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret--including what their husbands were doing at the lab. Though they were strangers, they joined together--adapting to a landscape as fierce as it was absorbing, full of the banalities of everyday life and the drama of scientific discovery. While the bomb was being invented, babies were born, friendships were forged, children grew up, and Los Alamos gradually transformed into a real community: one that was strained by what they couldn't say out loud or in letters, and by the freedom they didn't have. But the end of the war would bring even bigger challenges, as the scientists and their families struggled with the burden of their contribution to the most destructive force in the history of mankind"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Married women -- New Mexico -- Los Alamos -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- New Mexico -- Los Alamos -- Fiction.
Deception (Military science) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Atomic bomb -- Fiction.
Los Alamos (N.M.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
War stories.
ISBN 9781620405031 hardback
1620405032 hardback

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