We were there at the opening of the atomic era.

  • 175 Pages
  • 4.50 MB
  • English
Grosset & Dunlap , New York
Nuclear energy -- Juvenile litera
StatementHistorical consultant: John R. Dunning. Illustrated by Charles Brey.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesWe were there books,, 32
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M93 Wc
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5812318M
LC Control Number60051562

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