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Higginbotham, Adam

3 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.17 HIG

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events of what scientists accept as the worst nuclear disaster in history, with emphasis on the environmental effects on the immediate area and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Summary: Investigates the theory that the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine had been orchestrated by the Soviet Union as a screen for the decommissioning of the Duga (i.e., Woodpecker) ballistic missle advance warning system (based in the vicinity of the reactor) because of the inevitable change in relations between Ukraine and what was soon to become post-Cold War Russia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RUS

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHE

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHE

Johnson, Rebecca L.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Looks at the events of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident in the Ukraine, describing how scientists are monitoring the effects of radiation on the wildlife that continue to live there and what this means for the human population surrounding the area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 590 JOH

Pohl, Frederik.

Summary: For Simyon Smin, Deputy Director, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station was a source of great pride. For Leonid Sheranchuk, engineer, it was a place where he could put his vast skills to the best use. For Tamara Sheranchuk, doctor, it was a place where she longed to work in order to be closer to her husband. But on April 26, 1986, Chernobyl forever became someplace very different for these three...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POH

Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.)

Summary: "A chilling expos©♭ of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl. Governments and journalists tell us that though Chernobyl was "the worst nuclear disaster in history," a reassuringly small number of people died (44), and nature recovered. Yet, drawing on a decade of fine-grained archival research and interviews...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.17 BRO

Aleksievich, Svetlana.

Summary: On April 25, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl. Until now, all of the books published in English focused on the facts, names, and data. Voices from Chernobyl presents first-hand accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they lived through. In order to give a voice to their experiences, Svetlana...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dalkey Archive 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1799 ALE

McKeon, Darragh

Summary: In the wake of the Chernobyl disaster the Soviet Union begins to collapse changing forever the lives of a nine-year old child prodigy, his aunt, a leading surgeon, and a teenage boy in a rural village.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MCK

Beres, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Medallion Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Beres 2008

Medvedev, Grigoriĭ.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1799 MED

Beres, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Medallion Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Fiction Beres 2009

Smith, Martin Cruz

Summary: A self-made millionaire has apparently leapt to his death from his Moscow condominium, and although there are no signs pointing to a homocide, a puzzling bit of evidence in his bedroom closet troubles detective Renko.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M SMI

Plokhy, Serhii

Summary: An in depth look at the stories of firefighters, scientists, and soldiers who worked to extinguish the nuclear inferno of Chernobyl identifies the flaws of the Soviet nuclear industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1 PLO

Blankman, Anne

Summary: Relocating to Leningrad in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, neighbors Valentina and Oksana, who have been taught to hate each other because of religious differences, uncover painful family secrets while learning what it means to trust another person.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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