Books about Hanford

Nuclear Snakes by Robert Masterson, an enjoyable and informative adventure novel.  “Nuclear Snakes is a fast-paced online adventure novel. Jason Albright, 25, ‘Nuclear Nerd’, a freshly minted Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, was happy making six-figures a year in a private pro-nuclear Washington DC lobby firm. His entire life changes in days, all due to a nuclear accident half a world away in Japan. It’s the biggest thing on his mind. That and telling Earth’s dirtiest secret. ”

Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters by Kate Brown.

Plume by Kathleen Flenniken, Washington’s poet laureate in 2012.  “The poems in PLUME are nuclear-age songs of innocence and experience set in the “empty” desert west.”

Working on the Bomb: An Oral History of WWII Hanford by S. L. Sanger; Craig Wollner

On the Home Front: The Cold War Legacy of the Hanford Nuclear Site, Third Edition by Michele Stenehjem Gerber and John M. Findlay

Hanford: A Conversation About Nuclear Waste and Cleanup by Roy E. Gephart (Paperback – Feb 2003)

Hot Water: Groundwater Contamination at Hanford Nuclear Reservation: Report on History of Hanford, Previous & Current Releases of Contaminated Materials by Researchers Norman Buske and Linda Josephson by Tim Connor

Atomic Harvest: Hanford and the Lethal Toll of America’s Nuclear Arsenal by Michael D’Antonio (Hardcover – Oct 19, 1993)

Nuclear Culture: Living and Working in the World’s Largest Atomic Complex by Paul Loeb

America’s Nuclear Wastelands: Politics, Accountability, and Cleanup by Max S. Power (Paperback – April 30, 2008)

Atomic Farmgirl: Growing Up Right in the Wrong Place by Teri Hein (Paperback – April 18, 2003)

Hanford Site Historic District: History of the Plutonium Production Facilities, 1943-1990 by T.E. Marceau

A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia by Blaine Harden

Killing our own: The disaster of America’s experience with atomic radiation by Harvey Wasserman (Unknown Binding – 1982)

The Plutonium Files: America’s Secret Medical Experiments in the Cold War by Eileen Welsome (Paperback – Oct 10, 2000)

The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes (Paperback – Aug 1, 1995)

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