The bastard brigade : the true story of the renegade scientists and spies who sabotaged the Nazi atomic bomb
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|Prince Rupert Library||355.82511 Kean (Text)||33294002059020||Adult Non-Fiction||Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780316381680
- ISBN: 0316381683
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.
- Copyright: ©2019.
|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.|
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Sam Kean is the New York Times bestselling author of Caesar's Last Breath, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons,The Disappearing Spoon, and The Violinist's Thumb, all of which were also named Amazon top science books of the year. The Disappearing Spoon was a runner-up for the Royal Society of London's book of the year for 2010, and The Violinist's Thumb and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons were nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2013 and 2015, as well as the AAAS/Subaru SB&F prize.