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Brashear, Amy

Summary: In 1984, while grappling with her parents' divorce and her mother's remarriage to an African-American man, sixteen-year-old Laura wins a walk-on role in the nuclear holocaust movie being filmed in her Arkansas town, but when the scripted nuclear explosion occurs, nobody seems to know if a real nuclear bomb has detonated or not. Inspired by a real event.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Burdick, Eugene.

Summary: The question of accidental war is examined in this novel about American planes which fly past the point of recall to drop nuclear bombs on Moscow.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1962

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bohjalian 2014

Anderson, Kevin J.

Summary: Power duo Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason team up in Kill Zone , a perilous disaster thriller for the modern age. Deep within a mountain in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a Cold War-era nuclear weapons storage facility is being used to covertly receive more than 100,000 tons of nuclear waste stored across the US. Only Department of Energy employee, Adonia, and a few others including a war hero, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Williams, Andria

Summary: In 1959, Nat Collier moves with her husband, Paul, and their two young daughters to Idaho Falls, a remote military town. An Army Specialist, Paul is stationed there to help oversee one of the country’s first nuclear reactors—an assignment that seems full of opportunity. Then, on his rounds, Paul discovers that the reactor is compromised, placing his family and the entire community in danger....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIL

Patterson, James

Summary: Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There's no place to run in a community that's been taken--and is being intentionally kept--off the grid. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT
2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: Returning home after a power-plant accident, Maggie and Jordan discover something is very wrong and as friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, their search for the truth puts them in the crosshairs of a sinister presence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2019

Higginbotham, Adam

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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