Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Hodge, Nathan.

Title A nuclear family vacation : travels in the world of atomic weaponry / Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury USA : Distributed to the trade by McMillan, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  623.4511 HOD    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  623.45119 HO    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 324 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-304) and index.
Contents Prologue: how to be an Armageddon tourist -- Priscilla, Queen of the desert: a visit to the Nevada test site -- When knowledge is an endangered thing: travels through New Mexico's nuclear landscape -- Wicked things: exploring the future of nuclear weapons at Sandia and Livermore -- Home brew: uncovering the secrets of uranium production in Tennessee -- Where's the big board? : searching for strategery in Nebraska -- A cow runs through it: visiting missile silos in the Great Plains -- How we learned to stop worrying about the bomb in Pennsylvania: the rebirth of Site R, the government's secret nuclear bunker -- Rocket City, USA: Huntsville's space odyssey -- Fantasy island: vacationing in the Marshall Islands -- Take me to your one-eyed baby: promoting nuclear tourism in Kazakhstan -- Barbarians at the gate: in search of Russia's secret nuclear cities -- Got nukes? : nuclear junketeering in Iran -- Epilogue: next year in North Korea.
Summary A fascinating, kaleidoscopic portrait of the atomic era, from Los Alamos to Iran... and everywhere in between.
Subject Nuclear weapons -- Popular works.
Nuclear engineering -- Popular works.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Popular works.
Added Author Weinberger, Sharon.
ISBN 9781596913783
Add a Review