The Resource Trinity : a novel, by Louisa Hall, (electronic resource)

Trinity : a novel, by Louisa Hall, (electronic resource)

Label
Trinity : a novel
Title
Trinity
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Louisa Hall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the acclaimed author of Speak comes a kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer--father of the atomic bomb--as told by seven fictional characters J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant scientist, a champion of liberal causes, and a complex and often contradictory character. He loyally protected his Communist friends, only to later betray them under questioning. He repeatedly lied about love affairs. And he defended the use of the atomic bomb he helped create, before ultimately lobbying against nuclear proliferation. Through narratives that cross time and space, a set of characters bears witness to the life of Oppenheimer, from a secret service agent who tailed him in San Francisco, to the young lover of a colleague in Los Alamos, to a woman fleeing McCarthyism who knew him on St. John. As these men and women fall into the orbit of a brilliant but mercurial mind at work, all consider his complicated legacy while also uncovering deep and often unsettling truths about their own lives. In this stunning, elliptical novel, Louisa Hall has crafted a breathtaking and explosive story about the ability of the human mind to believe what it wants, about public and private tragedy, and about power and guilt. Blending science with literature and fiction with biography, Trinity asks searing questions about what it means to truly know someone, and about the secrets we keep from the world and from ourselves"--
  • "From the acclaimed author of Speak comes a kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer--father of the atomic bomb--as told by seven fictional characters"--
Assigning source
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hall, Louisa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A54735
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Atomic bomb
Label
Trinity : a novel, by Louisa Hall, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062851994
Lccn
2018023321
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b0c76f32-43f6-4dd9-9d8a-540314f45b35
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035813974
Label
Trinity : a novel, by Louisa Hall, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062851994
Lccn
2018023321
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b0c76f32-43f6-4dd9-9d8a-540314f45b35
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035813974

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