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Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer Hardcover – 15 Nov 2012

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  • Hardcover: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape (15 Nov. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 022406262X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0224062626
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 5.1 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 33 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 406,542 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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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