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America's Children Paperback – 1 Nov 2003

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Product details

  • Paperback: 330 pages
  • Publisher: Overlook Press; New edition edition (1 Nov. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1585672475
  • ISBN-13: 978-1585672479
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 2.6 x 22.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 10,561,389 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A richly textured historical novel centered around the father of the American nuclear weapons program chronicles the life and times of J. Robert Oppenheimer during this remarkable chapter in American history. By the author of The Book of Kings. Reprint.

About the Author

James Thackara was born in California and educated in Buenos Aires, Provence, California, Rome, Switzerland, and New England, graduating from Harvard in 1967. He is the author of three novels: America's Children, Ahab's Daughter, and The Book of Kings.

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