American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Paperback Book

American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer Paperback

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Physicist and polymath, as familiar with Hindu scriptures as he was with quantum mechanics, J.

Robert Oppenheimer - director of the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb - was the most famous scientist of his generation.

In their meticulous and riveting biography, Kai Bird and Martin J.

Sherwin reveal a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man, profoundly involved with some of the momentous events of the twentieth century.

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