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Critical Assembly: Poems of the Manhattan Project

John Canaday

2017 Southwest Books of the Year

With technical mastery and remarkable empathy, Canaday introduces readers to the people involved in the creation and testing of the first atomic bomb, from initial theoretical conversations to the secretive work at Los Alamos. Critical Assembly also includes brief biographies, notes, and a bibliography for further exploration about this critical event in world history.


John Canaday is the author of The Invisible World: Poems and The Nuclear Muse: Literature, Physics, and the First Atomic Bombs. His poetry has been widely published.

6 x 9 in. 216 pages