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A riveting thriller told in three parallel stories: the race against time to build the world's first atomic bomb; the determination to stop the Nazis from developing it first; and the stealthy efforts of Soviet spies to steal the American plans.
Hopkinson tells the story of the ill-fated ship in compelling detail, offering a gripping account in the voices of survivors. Drawing upon oral histories, historical photographs, letters, telegrams, maps and menus, she portrays the events that continue to haunt us.
- Nonfiction, History, World History
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2013 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780545116749