Atomic spy : the dark lives of Klaus Fuchs
—Greenspan, Nancy Thorndike, author.
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2020
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"The gripping biography of a notorious Cold War villain--the German-born British scientist who handed the Soviets top-secret American plans for the plutonium bomb--showing a man torn between conventional loyalties and a sense of obligation to a greater good"-- Provided by publisher.

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Subjects:
Espionage, Soviet -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage, Soviet -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius, 1911-1988.
Nuclear weapons -- History -- 20th century.
Physicists -- Germany -- Biography.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Spies -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
Genre:
Biographies.
ISBN:
9780593083390
0593083393
Description:
400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Canadiana.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Prologue: Revelation, London August 1949
Beginnings, Leipzig 1930
Loss, Kiel 1931
Revolt, Kiel 1932
Leader, Kiel 1933
Underground, Berlin 1933
Interlude, Paris 1933
Safety, Bristol 1933
War, Edinburgh 1937
Internment, England 1940
Internment, Canada 1940
Tube Alloys, Birmingham 1941
Manhattan Project, New York 1944
Trinity, Los Alamos 1945
Director, Harwell 1946
Suspects, London September 1949
Surveillance, Harwell September 1949
Disposal, London October 1949
Interrogation, London November 1949
Disposal again, London January 1950
Confession, Harwell January 1950
Arrest, London February 1950
Trial, London March 1950
FBI, London May 1950
Prison, Wormwood Scrubs, June 1950
East Germany, Berlin 1959
Expectations, Dresden 1960
Epilogue : Remembrances, Berlin March 1989.
LCCN:
2019053138
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