Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winner Kai Bird's vivid memoir of an American childhood spent in the midst of the Arab-Israeli conflict in Jerusalem and Saudia Arabia.
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 BIRD, KAI BIR
Summary: Drawing on extensive interviews with Ames' widow and quotes from his private letters, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a brilliant narrative of the making of America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AMES, ROBERT BIR
Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR
Summary: "Four decades after Ronald Reagan's landslide win in 1980, Jimmy Carter's one-term presidency is often labeled a failure; indeed, many Americans view Carter as the only ex-president to have used the White House as a stepping-stone to greater achievements. But in retrospect the Carter political odyssey is a rich and human story, marked by both formidable accomplishments and painful political...
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, JIMMY CAR
Summary: In this documentary on J. Robert Oppenheimer, learn the amazing true story of "The Father of the Atomic Bomb." J. Robert Oppenheimer was born on April 22, 1904 - Died on February 18, 1967, A professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and best known for creating the Atomic Bomb, during WWII.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2023