Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1986.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket.
Author Martin Cruz Smith blends fact and fiction here, telling the story of the development, under J. Robert Oppenheimer, of the first atomic weapon at Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1945. Other real life players include General Leslie Groves, German-born spy Klaus Fuchs and Soviet spy Harry Gold. A novel about the most important ten seconds in history.