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Atomic Bazaar Dispatches from the Underground World of Nuclear Trafficking

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ISBN-10: 0374531323

ISBN-13: 9780374531324

Edition: 2008

Authors: William Langewiesche

List price: $14.00
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In his shocking and revelatory new work, the celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. This is the story of the inexorable drift of nuclear weapons technology from the hands of the rich into the hands of the poor. As more unstable and undeveloped nations find ways of acquiring the ultimate arms, the stakes of state-sponsored nuclear activity have soared to frightening heights. Even more disturbing is the likelihood of such weapons being manufactured and deployed by guerrilla non-state terrorists. nbsp; Langewiesche also recounts the recent history of Abdul Qadeer Khan, the scientist at the forefront of nuclear…    
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 4/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396

William Langewiesche is an American author and journalist, and was a professional airplane pilot for many years. He is currently the international correspondent for the magazine Vanity Fair, but made his name as a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly magazine. He has written articles covering events such as the World Trade Center cleanup, a three-part series which was published as the book American Ground. Langewiesche was a finalist for the 2004 Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage for American Ground. Unbuilding the World Trade Center and 2005 for The Outlaw Sea. He was a finalist for the 2007 Michael Kelly Award. He currently lives in France.