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109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Jennet Conant

Narrated By: Anne Twomey

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: May 2005

Duration: 6 hours 1 minutes


From the author of the bestselling "Tuxedo Park" comes the story of those thousands who came to a secret desert Shangri La, located 35 miles outside Sante Fe, New Mexico, where the world's leading physicists raced to invent the atomic bomb and bring World War II to an end.


  • Anthony Rosati

    I liked the story very much however I would have been nice to hear more of the technical details of what went on there. I would recommend it.

  • Adam

    Very informative and an excellent read. Some books about this topic can be very boring--not this one.