Year of publication: 2008
Andrea White Dedicated to Alexander Volkovicher, a wonderful father and man, and to the countless other Chernobyl victims like him. This is a fictional story based on the true events of the 1986 Chernobyl accident. Any resemblance to any person living or dead is entirely coincidental. Prologue, 1980 WITH HER EYES CLOSED, Vera Dubko listened to the chorus of crickets outside her window. Spring was here. How many more springs would she see Not many Granny a little voice called to her from the ...
Keywords: Chernobyl Girls and Women Juvenile Fiction Social Themes Values and Virtues
Year of publication: 2012
Philip Hemplow SARCOPHAGUS It was a dismal afternoon. A blustery wind swept around Heathrow, and rain glittered in the runway lights as 747s and A320s lumbered awkwardly into the darkening London sky. Inside the gigantic terminal building, Victoria watched water trace bronchiolar patterns on the darkening glass of the VIP lounge. Swan was on his phone again, reciting acronyms and glib, corporate gerunds to someone in New York. The American was young, 31 or 32, and wore his overpriced suit and ...
Year of publication: 2013
Adriana Petryna LIFE EXPOSED Biological Citizens after Chernobyl With a new introduction by the author For Joo and Andre Introduction to the 2013 Edition: How Did They Survive They are alive. The workers know that they didnt die. But they dont know how they survived. These words were spoken to me by a biochemist in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 1996, a decade after the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. This scientist, along with colleagues at the countrys Academy of Medical Sciences, pioneered a way of ...