DENISE KIERNAN - The Girls of Atomic City

  
 

Monday, Mar 24 at 7PM

BookPeople Presents

Bestselling Author
DENISE KIERNAN

speaking & signing
The Girls of Atomic City:
The Untold Story of the Women
Who Helped Win World War II


Join us tonight as Denise Kiernan shares her bestselling World War II history book, The Girls of Atomic City, in which she explores the remarkable, forgotten story of young women in Oak Ridge, Tennessee who unknowingly helped build the atomic bomb. Kiernan is the author of several books. Her work has appeared in The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, Discover, Village Voice, Ms., and other national publications. 

The bestseller, now available in paperback--an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb. Drawing from the voices and experiences of the women who lived and worked in Oak Ridge, The Girls of Atomic City rescues a remarkable, forgotten chapter of World War II from obscurity. Denise Kiernan captures the spirit of the times through these women: their pluck, their desire to contribute, and their enduring courage.

DENISE KIERNAN is the author of several books, including The Girls of Atomic City, Signing Their Lives Away,  and Signing Their Rights Away. Her work has appeared in The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, Discover, Village Voice, Ms., and other national publications. 


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Event date: 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451617535
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Touchstone Books - March 11th, 2014

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