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Tuxedo Park A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

ISBN-10: 0684872889
ISBN-13: 9780684872889
Edition: 2003 (Reprint)
Authors: Jennet Conant
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Description: In this account of an unexplored but crucial story of World War II, Conant traces one of the world's most extraordinary careers and scientific enterprises. Alfred Lee Loomis turned his Tuxedo Park laboratory into the meeting place for the most  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 5/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

In this account of an unexplored but crucial story of World War II, Conant traces one of the world's most extraordinary careers and scientific enterprises. Alfred Lee Loomis turned his Tuxedo Park laboratory into the meeting place for the most visionary minds of the 20th century.

Jennet Conant is the author of the New York Times bestsellersnbsp;The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washingtonnbsp;andnbsp;Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II. A former journalist, she has written for Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, Newsweek, and The New York Times. She lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York.

Map of Tuxedo Park
Preface
The Patron
Bred in the Bone
The Power Broker
Palace of Science
Cash on the Barrel
Restless Energy
The Big Machine
Echoes of War
Precious Cargo
The Blitz
Minister Without Portfolio
Last of the Great Amateurs
Epilogue
Alfred L. Loomis' Scientific Publications
Author's Note on Sources
Acknowledgments
Index

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