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A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood

Rhodes, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0671690663 / ISBN 13: 9780671690663
Published by Simon and Schuster, New York, 1990
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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25 cm, 271 pages. Illus., DJ soiled, sticker residue on rear DJ, ink & red ink notes/underlining to several pgs, corners of several pages bent. Signed by the author. The childhood years of the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Making of the Atomic Bomb.". Bookseller Inventory # 56617

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Title: A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Printing.

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A mother's suicide leads to chaos and family violence in Rhodes's moving and terrifying memoir of loss and eventual triumph as he describes his traumatic childhood

About the Author:

Richard Rhodes received both the National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize for The Making of the Atomic Bomb. His most recent book is Why They Kill. He grew up in Kansas City and Independence, Missouri, and now lives in Connecticut.

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