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    • Made in Hanford

    • By: Hill Williams
    • Narrated by: Sean Schroeder
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    At an isolated location along the Columbia River in 1944, the world's first plutonium factory became operational, producing fuel for the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, during World War II. Former Seattle Times science writer Hill Williams traces the amazing, tragic story - from the dawn of nuclear science to Cold War testing in the Marshall Islands.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but dry

    • By D. Calhoun on 09-26-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Restless Northwest

    • A Geological Story
    • By: Hill Williams
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In an easy conversational style, The Restless Northwest provides a brief overview of the remarkable geological processes that have shaped the Pacific Northwest. The narrative is also sprinkled with firsthand accounts of the people involved in recent exciting, scientific discoveries. Williams enlivens this story of long-ago geologic events, with a variety of fascinating asides, on everything from enormous undersea tubeworms, to the Willamette meteorite.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply Educational yet Lightly Entertaining

    • By Myztikal on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $14.95