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About the Author

Jennet Conant is the New York Times best-selling author of several books, including Tuxedo Park, 109 East Palace, The Irregulars, and the critically acclaimed Man of the Hour. She lives in Sag Harbor, New York, with her husband, son, and two golden retrievers.

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Obras por Jennet Conant

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Conant, Jennet
Outros nomes
Conant, Jenny
Data de nascimento
1960
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Sag Harbor, New York, USA
Ocupações
journalist
Relações
Conant, James Bryant (grandfather)
Organizações
Vanity Fair
Atomic Heritage Foundation
Agente
Dahl, Kristine

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An excellent book full of stories and history about the man who lead the building of the atomic bomb, and the great supporting cast of other players involved.
 
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David-Block | 13 outras críticas | Jan 2, 2024 |
Everyone knows Roald Dahl as the writer of many popular children’s books, but as a young man he led a fascinating life as an RAF pilot and then an agent for the BSC in Washington D.C. during World War II. The Irregulars by Jennet Conant covers Dahl’s time in covert operations while examining his personal life, the lives of the people around him, and the larger happenings of the war. Conant uses a lot of primary sources to reveal many details while still keeping the narrative moving to paint a picture of a flawed but very interesting man who played an important role during the war. Readers who enjoy historical nonfiction — especially WWII — should not miss this one.… (mais)
 
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Hccpsk | 27 outras críticas | Aug 8, 2023 |
An in-depth, enlightening look at the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, the challenges and frustrations, the amazingly high intellectual level of the physicists, the infrastructure needed to make it happen, family life or lack of it, then, the repercussions afterwards. It wasn't pretty.
 
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mapg.genie | 13 outras críticas | Apr 30, 2023 |
Really a very good look into what happened at Los Alamos.
 
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autumnesf | 13 outras críticas | Jan 10, 2023 |

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Craig Aurness Cover artist

Estatísticas

Obras
7
Membros
2,435
Popularidade
#10,541
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
68
ISBN
57
Línguas
1
Marcado como favorito
1

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