Richard Powers manages to turn trees into vivid and engaging characters, something that indigenous people have done for eons but . When looking for a literary analogue, The Overstory is almost something of a Dostoevskian novel.
Richard Powers manages to turn trees into vivid and engaging characters, something that indigenous people have done for eons but that modern literature has rarely if ever even attempted. It's not just a completely absorbing, even overwhelming book; it's a kind of breakthrough in the ways we think about and understand the world around us, at a moment when that is desperately needed.
Rhodes has published 23 books and numerous articles for national magazines. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. His best-known work, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, was published in 1986 and earned him the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards.
Ten years ago, Reeve Red Wainwright walked on the moon. Richard Lee Rhodes is an American journalist, historian, and author of both fiction and non-fiction (which he prefers to call "verity"), including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986), and most recently, Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race (2007).
Books by RICHARD RHODES. The Ungodly: A Novel of the Donner Party.
ISBN13: 9780698110557. Release Date: June 1981.
SONS OF EARTH By Richard Rhodes . 238 pp. THE most remarkable thing about Richard Rhodes's ''Sons of Earth'' - an intelligent, suspenseful novel about a renowned astronaut whose son is kidnapped by a sociopathic creep - is what might be called the informed coincidence of its good timing. The book's hero is Reeve Wainwright, a retired astronaut who, in Mr. Rhodes's rewrite of manned space
Sons of Earth Paperback – 12 Feb 2015. by Richard Rhodes (Author). But when his book on the energy crisis becomes a best seller, he finds himself a celebrity all over again, and this time the price of fame becomes fatally high: his teenaged son, Chris, is kidnapped and held for ransom
Sons of Earth Paperback – 12 Feb 2015. But when his book on the energy crisis becomes a best seller, he finds himself a celebrity all over again, and this time the price of fame becomes fatally high: his teenaged son, Chris, is kidnapped and held for ransom. In a grotesque parody of his fathers flight, Chris is buried alive in a box with a limited life-support system, a space module underground.
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Listen to books in audio format. The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age. The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five original nuclear powers-Russia, Great Britain, France, China, and especially the United States-have struggled with new realities.
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West.