109 East Palace: Book summary and reviews of 109 East Palace by Jennet Conant

109 East Palace

Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos

by Jennet Conant

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'......brings to life the colorful, eccentric town of thousands that sprang up on a New Mexico mesa and achieved the unthinkable. - Publishers Weekly

'Vividly told, the interplay of personalities that would ultimately transform the world.' - Kirkus Reviews

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Pam K

Not the dry, technical book I expected
109 East Palace is an interesting book about the secret city of Los Alamos. I wish I'd read this book sooner as I have lived in New Mexico for seven years and visited the Bradbury Museum a few times. The background information and insight into the minds of the scientists is worth reading about.

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Jennet Conant Author Biography

Jennet Conant is the bestselling author of four critically acclaimed books about World War II. Conant spent her childhood listening to personal stories from her grandfather, James B. Conant, who was the main administrator of the Manhattan Project and President of Harvard University for 20 years. This connection, along with her training in journalism, led her to the dramatic stories about the invention of RADAR, the development of the atomic bomb, and a British spy ring in Wartime Washington.

Conant's first book and New York Times bestseller, Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, tells the largely forgotten dramatic story of eccentric Wall Street mogul and amateur scientist Alfred Loomis, who brought together many ...

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