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Author Greenspan, Nancy Thorndike, author.

Title Atomic spy : the dark lives of Klaus Fuchs / Nancy Thorndike Greenspan.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : Viking, [2020]
2 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  327.1247041 FUC    ON HOLDSHELF
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Description 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-389) and index.
Contents Prologue: Revelations, London August 1949 -- Beginnings, Leipzig 1930 -- Loss, Kiel 1931 -- Revolt, Kiel 1932 -- Leader, Kiel 1933 -- Underground, Berlin 1933 -- Interlude, Paris 1933 -- Safety, Bristol 1933 -- War, Edinburgh 1937 -- Internment, England 1940 -- Internment, Canada 1940 -- Tube Alloys, Birmingham 1941 -- Manhattan Project, New York 1944 -- Trinity, Los Alamos 1945 -- Director, Harwell 1946 -- Suspects, London September 1949 -- Surveillance, Harwell September 1949 -- Disposal, London October 1949 -- Interrogation, London November 1949 -- Disposal again, London January 1950 -- Confession, Harwell January 1950 -- Arrest, London February 1950 -- Trial, London March 1950 -- The FBI, London May 1950 -- Prison, Wormwood Scrubs, June 1950 -- East Germany, Berlin 1959 -- Expectations, Dresden 1960 -- Epilogue : Remembrances, Berlin March 1989.
Summary "The gripping biography of a notorious Cold War villain--the German-born British scientist who handed the Soviets top-secret American plans for the plutonium bomb--showing a man torn between conventional loyalties and a sense of obligation to a greater good"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius, 1911-1988.
Spies -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
Espionage, Soviet -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage, Soviet -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Physicists -- Germany -- Biography.
Nuclear weapons -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780593083390 (hardcover)
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