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The end of the world that was

Peter Louis Goldman

The end of the world that was

six lives in the atomic age

by Peter Louis Goldman

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic bomb -- History.,
  • Atomic bomb -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Goldman and Pamela Abramson ... [et al.].
    SeriesA Newsweek book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC773 .G58 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 129 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2541962M
    ISBN 100452258065
    LC Control Number85023308

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