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    • Robert Oppenheimer

    • A Life Inside the Center
    • By: Ray Monk
    • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
    • Length: 35 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb – a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father of the Atomic Bomb.” But with his actions leading up to that great achievement, he also set himself on a dangerous collision course with Senator Joseph McCarthy and his witch-hunters. In Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center, Ray Monk, author of peerless biographies of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, goes deeper than any previous biographer in the quest to solve the enigma of Oppenheimer’s motivations and his complex personality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the BEST biographies on Audible!!

    • By aaron on 05-23-13

    Regular price: $52.50