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The Firecracker Boys: H-bombs, Inupiat Eskimos and the Roots of the ...

Dan O'Neill - History - 2007 - 418 pages
An investigation of Project Chariot, a 1958 plan by the U.S. government to detonate six hydrogen bombs in Alaska, shows how official arrogance and deception were defeated by a ...
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Tales of Alaska's Bush Rat Governor

Jay Hammond - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 340 pages
The former governor of Alaska recounts his childhood, education, war experiences, and political career
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Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River

Sidney Huntington - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 235 pages
The son of an Athapaskan mother and a white father relates his experiences growing up in the harsh interior of Alaska
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Edward O. Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 394 pages
The author, a professor of entomology at Harvard, looks back on his life, education, and career, and discusses his work.
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Proving Grounds: Project Plowshare and the Unrealized Dream of Nuclear ...

Scott Kirsch - History - 2005 - 257 pages
"Kirsch demonstrates how the history of Project Plowshare was shaped by the specific issues and sentiments that influenced American nuclear and environmental policy during the ...
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George Bush, Dark Prince of Love: A Presidential Romance

Lydia Millet - Fiction - 2000 - 160 pages
"Some women like muscle. Brute strength, or the illusion of it. Their idea of an attractive man is a craggy meatpacker with a squirrel brain, who likes to crush vermin with his ...
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Lush Life: A Novel

Richard Price - Fiction - 2009 - 455 pages
Still living on the Lower East Side and waiting tables, thirty-five-year-old Eric Cash has every reason to be jealous of Ike Marcus, an ambitious young man on the way to the ...
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One of Our H-bombs is Missing

Flora Lewis - Aircraft Accidents - 1967 - 270 pages
Recreates the frantic 80-day search for a missing H-bomb lost off Palomares, Spain when two U.S. military planes collided on January 17, 1966.
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