Atomic harvest: Hanford and the lethal toll of America's nuclear arsenal

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Crown Publishing Group, 1993 - History - 304 pages
The dramatic account of the crusaders who are exposing the role a Washington state nuclear weapons facility played in the radioactive poisoning of thousands of Americans, Atomic Harvest is alco a chronicle of the 40 years that America spent in the grip of a geopolitical nightmare. Photos.

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ATOMIC HARVEST: Hanford and the Lethal Toll of America's Nuclear Arsenal

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Downwind might be great for hunting, says Pulitzer-winning journalist D'Antonio (Heaven On Earth, 1991, etc.), but it's definitely not the place to be if you happen to live near the Hanford Nuclear ... Read full review

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington helped develop the atomic bomb in the 1940s. For 30 years after its construction, according to D'Antonio, Hanford spewed enough dangerous radiation to ... Read full review



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Michael D'Antonio is the author of many acclaimed books, including "Atomic Harvest, Fall from Grace, Tin Cup Dreams, Mosquito, "and "The State Boys Rebellion. "His work has also appeared in "Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Discover, "and many other publications. Among his many awards is the Pulitzer Prize, which he shared with a team of reporters for "Newsday.

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