Catalogue

The Prince Rupert Library is now open to the public as of September 14 2020. Check our news page for further details. Check-outs may now be made within the library, although returns are still to be made to the outside blue item return bin exclusively.

Record Details

Catalogue Search



The bastard brigade : the true story of the renegade scientists and spies who sabotaged the Nazi atomic bomb / Sam Kean.

Kean, Sam, (author.).

Available copies

  • 11 of 11 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 355.82511 Kean (Text) 33294002059020 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316381680
  • ISBN: 0316381683
  • Physical Description: xii, 447 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
In the midst of planning the Manhattan Project, a group of intrepid soldiers, scientists, and spies were given almost free rein to get themselves embedded within the German scientific community to stop the most terrifying threat of the war: Hitler acquiring an atomic bomb of his very own.
Subject: United States. War Department. Alsos Mission.
World War, 1939-1945 > Science.
Atomic bomb > Germany > History > 20th century.
Nuclear physics > Research > Germany.
Science > Germany > History > 20th century.

Additional Resources