ABLAZE: The Story of Chernobyl

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A dispassionate yet mesmerizing survey of atomic-electric power in the Soviet Union, whose centerpiece is the 1986 explosion at Chernobyl. While Read (On the Third Day, 1991, etc.) never says as much, his detailed, human-scale account could serve as an allegory for the concurrent chain reaction that resulted in the USSR's meltdown. Drawing on previously classified data and on testimony from ... Read full review

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Review: Ablaze: The Story of the Heroes and Victims of Chernobyl

User Review  - Meg - A Bookish Affair - Goodreads

This book was definitely interesting. I didn't know much about the Chernobyl accident. One of my friends who is getting ready to go into the Peace Corps in Ukraine recommended the book to me. What was ... Read full review

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