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by Roberta Silman

Author: Roberta Silman
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Viking Adult (October 1, 1990)
Pages: 416 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.4
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Roberta Silman has done a truly masterful job of bringing together the complex parts of the Los Alamos .

Roberta Silman has done a truly masterful job of bringing together the complex parts of the Los Alamos story-the science, the history, the place, the personal lives. Her portrait of Los Alamos rings true

Her books are Blood Relations, stories; three novels, Boundaries, The Dream Dredger, and Beginning the World Again: A Novel of Los Alamos; and two children’s books, Somebody Else’s Child and The Astronomers. Born in Brooklyn, brought up on Long Island, Silman graduated with honors from Cornell University and has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence. A recipient of Guggenheim and NEA Fellowships, she has won the National Magazine Award for Fiction twice.

BEGINNING THE WORLD AGAIN By Roberta Silman. But there were women, too - scientists' wives, most of them - at Los Alamos, . 414 pp. New York: Viking. THE birthing of the bomb is mainly a tale of men's labor. Now, in "Beginning the World Again," a novel of physics spiced with love affairs, Roberta Silman tells their story. Unluckily for fiction, the Manhattan Project was a gigantic undertaking - scientific and military, political and moral - of thousands of people in many places

Beginning the World Again. A Novel of Los Alamos.

Beginning the World Again. Narrated by: Linda Henning. Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins. After a chance meeting in 1981, Lily Fialka confronts the defining time of her life: 1943-45 in Los Alamos, when her physicist husband, Peter, worked on the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project - a time of isolation, hard work, temptation, and loneliness yet exhilaration and triumph; when great breakthroughs were made but lives felt narrow; when loyalty was paramount, but. the need for secrecy created unbearable tension.

Beginning the World Again book. Lily Fialka looks back more than four decades to her life in the early 1940s in Los Alamos, New Mexico, when her scientist husband was part of the Manhattan Project, working to build the atomic bomb.

Beginning the World Again: A Novel of Los Alamos. He greeted us elaborately, calling us Gilbert and Diane, though we have been known as Gil and Diny since we were small. The Dream Dredger - Roberta Silman. Then he began by praising my mother: saying what a wonderful woman she was, what a superb mother, how intelligent, how competent, how beautifully she always behaved, even how lovely looking she was. But soon he began to say other things, peculiar things: how she was an immigrant, a refugee, how she had suffered so much, how she was not able to help herself, how she was in pain. Beginning the world again. Atomic bomb - Fiction. Married women - Fiction. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Kahle/Austin Foundation.

I like Beginning the World Again a lot, especially the way Roberta Silman deals with time. A novel about the women whose husbands went to Los Alamos to make the atomic bomb. Her portrait of Los Alamos rings true. story of the 'women of Los Alamos,' the wives of the scientists who created the atomic bomb in the early 1940s. Somebody Else's Child. A children's book about adoption. The book concentrates on Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo.

Beginning the World Again : A Novel of Los Alamos ) . Silman, Roberta Karpel was born on December 29, 1934 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Herman and Phoebe Karpel.

Beginning the World Again : A Novel of Los Alamos ) After a chance meeting in 1981, Lily Fialka confronts the defining time of her life: 1943–45 in Los Alamos, when her physicist husband, Peter, worked on the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project-a time of isolation, hard work, temptation, and loneliness, yet exhilaration and triumph; when great breakthroughs were made, but lives felt narrow; when loyalty was paramount, but.

In the desert of Los Alamos, New Mexico, the wives of scientists creating the atomic bomb nurture families, confront one another, and establish a world of their own as their lives interweave with such historical figures as Oppenheimer and Churchill