Virtual Ideas 'n' Authors
Book discussion group for adults on the first Monday of each month. December's selection is The Girls of Atomic City: the Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War ll by Denise Kiernan!
"The incredible story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history… They all knew something big was happening at Oak Ridge, but few could piece together the true nature of their work until the bomb "Little Boy" was dropped over Hiroshima, Japan, and the secret was out. The shocking revelation: the residents of Oak Ridge were enriching uranium for the atomic bomb... This is history and science made fresh and vibrant—a beautifully told, deeply researched story that unfolds in a suspenseful and exciting way. (Goodreads)."
Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance. New members please register so Zoom invitation can be sent. Thank you.