Nuclear renewal: common sense about energy

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Whittle Books in association with Viking, 1993 - Business & Economics - 127 pages
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The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb discusses the feasibility of nuclear power in America, arguing that it is the safest, cleanest, and most economical energy source available. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.

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NUCLEAR RENEWAL: Common Sense About Energy

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Rhodes (Making Love, 1992; The Making of the Atomic Bomb, 1987, etc.) turns his talent for historical analysis to the volatile issue of nuclear power, asking: Is it safe? Is it clean? What went wrong ... Read full review

Nuclear renewal: common sense about energy

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In this brief, readable book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rhodes ( The Making of the Atomic Bomb , LJ 3/1/87; Making Love , LJ 7/92) argues that "nuclear power isn't dead'' and that as the "cleanest ... Read full review


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Richard Lee Rhodes is a writer. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas on July 4, 1937. Rhodes received a B.A. from Yale University in 1959. Rhodes has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He began writing articles and essays that appeared in Harper's, Reader's Digest, Esquire, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone. Rhodes first book, The Island Ground, was published in 1970. He has written more than two dozen books. Rhodes' book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction. Another book, Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1996.

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