Los Alamos: A Novel

February 9, 1998|
Los Alamos: A Novel by JOSEPH KANON
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In a dusty, remote community of secretly constructed buildings and awesome possibility, the world's most brilliant minds have come together. Their mission: to split an atom and end a war. But among those who have come to Robert Oppenheimer's "enchanted campus" of foreign-born scientists, baffled guards, and restless wives is a simple man, an unraveler of human secrets—a man in search of a killer.

It is the spring of 1945. And Michael Connolly has been sent to Los Alamos to investigate the murder of a security officer on the Manhattan Project. But amid the glimmering cocktail parties and the staggering genius, Connolly will find more than he bargained for. Sleeping in a dead man's bed and making love to another man's wife, Connolly has entered the moral no-man's-land of Los Alamos. For in this place of discovery and secrecy, hope and horror, Connolly is plunged into a shadowy war with a killer—as the world is about to be changed forever....
Joseph Kanon is the internationally bestselling author of eight novels, which have been published in twenty-four languages, including: Los Alamos, which won the Edgar Award for best first novel, The Good German, which was made into a film starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett, The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, which earned Kanon the Hammet...
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Title:Los Alamos: A Novel
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:544 pages, 6.9 X 4.2 X 1.33 in
Shipping dimensions:544 pages, 6.9 X 4.2 X 1.33 in
Published:February 9, 1998
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780440224075

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