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Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer by [Monk, Ray]
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Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer Kindle Edition

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"An extraordinarily rich biography, superbly researched and written with impressive clarity." (The Times)

"You don't need to know your quantum physics to be gripped by Monk's doorstop study of the momentous life of J Robert Oppenheimer… Monk serves his subject well by sparing us neither the worst nor the best in him." (Ed Caesar Sunday Times)

"Superlative." (Boyd Tonkin Independent)

"Illuminating." (Nature)

"[A] fine biography... Oppenheimer has already been served well by biographers. However, Monk here takes the scholarship to a new level." (BBC History Magazine)

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A story of discovery, secrecy, impossible choices and unimaginable destruction: Robert Oppenheimer, his life and the first atomic bomb.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 7390 KB
  • Print Length: 836 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1448162254
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital (15 Nov. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A4B99GG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 29 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #268,770 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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