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Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story


Elizabeth Tynan

ISBN: 9781742234281
Year of publication: 2016

Elizabeth Tynan ATOMIC THUNDER THE MARALINGA STORY To the future. May it learn something from the past. Acknowledgments As a bookish introvert, I enjoy nothing more than the challenge of living inside a big writing project. I have lived inside this one for quite a while. I havent been entirely on my own, though. In fact, without the magnificent contribution of a number of people, there would be no book. I hasten to add that while I have been greatly assisted by some excellent individuals, if ...

Keywords: Environmental Science history Military Nuclear Warfare
The Day After Oblivion

The Day After Oblivion


Tim Washburn

ISBN: 9780786042500
Year of publication: 2018

Tim Washburn THE DAY AFTER OBLIVION To Keira Eve Chandler and Camdyn Adalynn Snider, the first of the next generation. PRESENT DAY CHAPTER 1 The White House, Washington, D.C. As the group from this mornings intelligence briefing filters out of the Oval Office, President Thomas Aldridge arches his back, trying to alleviate the pain that has taken up residence along his lower spine. The worlds escalating problems are reflected in the length of the briefings, this one lasting more than an hour. Not ...

Keywords: nuclear war suspense
Tomorrow!

Tomorrow!


Philip Wylie

ISBN: 9789997410603
Year of publication: 1954

Philip Wylie TOMORROW Dedicated to the gallant men and women of the Federal Civil Defense Administration and to those other true patriots, the volunteers, who are doing their best to save the sum of things. MAPS X-Day Minus Ninety 1 When the pioneers came across the plains to the place where the Little Bird River Bowed into the Abanakas, they halted. The tributary was clear and potable. In the muddy main stream, an island served them as a moated campground. It was called Swan Island owing to a ...

Keywords: cold war dystopia nuclear war suspense
Ghost Book Two: The Death Machines

Ghost Book Two: The Death Machines


Mike Stackpole
Nathan Long

ISBN: 9781941210024
Year of publication: 2014

Mike Stackpole and Nathan Long WASTELAND: RANGERS RAIDERS GHOST BOOK TWO THE DEATH MACHINES Chapter One I woke up to Athalia watching me. We had taken to sleeping a little apart from the others on our threeday trip to Sleeper One, at first just laying our bedrolls side by side and talking in low voices after dark, then holding hands until we fell asleep, but last night well, even though wed found ourselves a little alcove in the cave where wed all camped, and even though wed tried to keep ...

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Ghost Book One: The Earth Transformed

Ghost Book One: The Earth Transformed


Mike Stackpole
Nathan Long

ISBN: 9781941210048
Year of publication: 2014

Mike Stackpole and Nathan Long WASTELAND: RANGERS AND RAIDERS GHOST BOOK ONE THE EARTH TRANSFORMED Chapter One Floating. Lighter than a feather on a warm spring breeze. Just hanging there. Blue and green. The colors of life. Peaceful. Then, clouds. Terrible clouds. I didnt see them didnt hear any thunder but they had to be there. There could be no other explanation for the lightning that shot through me. One bolt, straight down from the top of my skull and out through my soles, splintering ...

Keywords: dystopia Fallout nuclear war video game Wasteland 2
All Bad Things

All Bad Things


Stephen Blackmoore

ISBN: 9
Year of publication: 2014

Stephen Blackmoore WASTELAND: CULTS AND CRIMINALS ALL BAD THINGS 1 Greatness comes from humble beginnings. One man can shake the Earth until it falls from the quaking. James King, Hour of the Church Triumphant, Season 1, Episode 12 No one causes trouble in the Central Market. The snipers make sure of that. Its been here for years, at least as long as Samson can remember, in the middle of a bombedout fivestory building on South Broadway, the roof torn out and all but the bottom floor destroyed. ...

Keywords: dystopia Fallout nuclear war video game Wasteland 2
Command and Control

Command and Control


Eric Schlosser

ISBN: 9781410461933
Year of publication: 2013

Eric Schlosser COMMAND AND CONTROL Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety For my father Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything Thats how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen AUTHORS NOTE This is a book about the effort to control nuclear weapons to ensure that one doesnt go off by accident, by mistake, or by any other unauthorized means. The emphasis in these pages isnt on the high-level diplomacy behind ...

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Before the Fallout

Before the Fallout


Diana Preston

ISBN: 9780802718198
Year of publication: 2009

Diana Preston BEFORE THE FALLOUT from MARIE CURIE to HIROSHIMA To Michael, my husband and writing partner Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as infction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there. Richard Feynman ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First I should acknowledge the collaboration of my husband, Michael, in both the research and the writing of this book. Without him I could not have undertaken it. I am also indebted to many others: ...

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Sleepwalking with the Bomb

Sleepwalking with the Bomb


John C Wohlstetter

ISBN: 9781936599066
Year of publication: 2012

John C. Wohlstetter SLEEPWALKING WITH THE BOMB To family, friends, and others who educated me in coping with lifes challenges, including the challenge of thinking about how best to avoid man-made catastrophesof which nuclear conflict is most fearsome and destructive of all. FOREWORD Richard Perle WHEN RICHARD NIXON RETURNED FROM MOSCOW IN 1972 HE brought with him the apparent triumph of a comprehensive agreement with Leonid Brezhnev that would end a nuclear weapons arms race and usher in a new ...

Keywords: arms control Europe international relations nuclear warfare Russia and the former Soviet Union
The Age of Deception

The Age of Deception


Mohamed ElBaradei

ISBN: 9781408815977
Year of publication: 2011

Mohamed ElBaradei THE AGE OF DECEPTION NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY IN TREACHEROUS TIMES To Maya, my three-year-old granddaughter, in the hope that we will leave her a better world INTRODUCTION Help us help you. The man on the other side of the table smiled, but it was not happiness that I read in his expression. His eyes softened, and the corners of his mouth drooped. Was it sadness Fatigue I wasnt sure. It was February 9, 2003. It had been more than a dozen years since the UN Security Council had first ...

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After the Collapse

After the Collapse


Paul Di Filippo

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Paul Di Filippo AFTER THE COLLAPSE To Deborah, Who persists through all calamities, And to my Mother, Claire Louise, Who never stops trying. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS These stories have been previously published as follows: Life in the Anthropocene was originally published in The Mammoth Book of Apocalypse Science Fiction, ed. by Mike Ashley, Robinson Publishing, 2010. Copyright 2010, 2011 by Paul Di Filippo. Clouds and Cold Fires was originally published in Live Without a Net, ed. by Lou Anders, Roc ...

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As I Walk These Broken Roads

As I Walk These Broken Roads


Davis MJ Aurini

ISBN: 9781480121829
Year of publication: 2012

AS I WALK THESE BROKEN ROADS A Novel by D.M.J. Aurini For Josh, and all those broken roads weve travelled down. Acknowledgments This book never would have reached its present state without the support, encouragement, and most importantly the critiques of many people both known to me in person and online. I cant possibly hope to recall all of you who have helped me over the years, but know that you have my gratitude. In particular Id like to thank the No Mutants Allowed forum for giving me the ...

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