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The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age

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First edition.

A portrait of physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi assesses his pivotal role in achieving a nuclear chain reaction, drawing on new archival material and exclusive interviews to share insights into his complex personality, family ties and relationships with the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project.

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Livonia Public Library BIO FERMI (Text)
Adult Biographies
Warsaw Public Library 921 FERMI (Text)
Adult Nonfiction

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  • ISBN: 9780465072927
  • ISBN: 0465072925
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., 2017.

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Subject: Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Physicists > Italy > Biography.
Physicists > United States > Biography.
Nuclear physicists > Italy > Biography.
Nuclear physicists > United States > Biography.
Nuclear physicists.
United States.
Genre: Biography.

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