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Midnight in Chernobyl : the untold story of the world's greatest nuclear disaster / Adam Higginbotham.

Higginbotham, Adam, (author.).

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  • 12 of 14 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Draws on twenty years of research, recently declassified files, and interviews with survivors in an account of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster that also reveals how propaganda and secrets have created additional dangers.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 363.1799 HIG 2019 (Text) 33892100588855 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/26/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501134616
  • ISBN: 9781501134630
  • ISBN: 1501134612
  • Physical Description: xx, 538 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-517), filmography (page 517), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Birth of a city. The Soviet Prometheus -- Alpha, beta, gamma -- Friday, April 25, 5:00 p.m., Pripyat -- Secrets of the peaceful atom -- Friday, April 25, 11:55 p.m., Unit Control Room Number Four -- Saturday, April 26, 1:28 a.m., Paramilitary Fire Station Number Two -- Saturday, 1:30 a.m., Kiev ; Saturday, 6:15 a.m., Pripyat -- Sunday, April 27, Pripyat -- Part 2. Death of an empire. The cloud -- The China Syndrome -- The battle of Chernobyl -- Inside Hospital Number Six -- The liquidators -- The investigation -- The sarcophagus -- The forbidden zone -- The trial -- The elephant's foot -- A tomb for Valery Khodemchuk.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on twenty years of research, recently declassified files, and interviews with survivors in an account of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster that also reveals how propaganda and secrets have created additional dangers.
Subject: Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl╩╣, Ukraine, 1986.
Nuclear power plants > Accidents > Ukraine > Chornobyl╩╣.

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