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Midnight in Chernobyl : the untold story of the world's greatest nuclear disaster / Adam Higginbotham.

Higginbotham, Adam, (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: xx, 538 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of black and white plates : illustrations on endpapers, illustrations, maps, plan, cross section, portraits, facsimile, photographs ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
1 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
1 current hold with 8 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 363.1799 Higginbotham (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/01/2019
Beverly Main NEW TK 1362 .U38 H54 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/31/2019
Danvers New Nonfiction (1st Floor) TK 1362 U38 H54 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/06/2019
Gloucester Adult New Books New 363.17/Higginbotham (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/22/2019
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW TK 1362 .U38 H54 2019 (Text to Phone) In transit -
Peabody South Branch Adult On Order On Order 490472 (Text to Phone) On order -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 363.1799 HIG (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/04/2019
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 363.179 Higginbotham (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781501134616
  • ISBN: 1501134612
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-517) and index.
Contents:
Birth Of A City : The Soviet prometheus -- Alpha, beta, and gamma -- Friday, April 25, 5:00 p.m., Pripyat -- Secrets of the peaceful atom -- Friday, April 25, 11:55 p.m., Unit control room number four -- Saturday, April 26, 1:28 a.m., paramilitary fire station number two -- Saturday, 1:30 a.m., Kiev -- Saturday, 6:15 a.m., Pripyat -- Sunday, April 27, Pripyat. Death Of An Empire : The cloud -- The China Syndrome -- The battle of Chernobyl -- Inside hospital number six -- The liquidators -- The investigation -- The sarcophagus -- The forbidden zone -- The trial -- The elephant's foot -- A tomb for Valery Khodemchuk.
Summary:
Draws on twenty years of research, recently declassified files, and interviews with survivors in an account of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster that also reveals how propaganda and secrets have created additional dangers.
Alternate Title: Untold story of the world's greatest nuclear disaster
Citation: Higginbotham, Adam. "Midnight in Chernobyl : the untold story of the world's greatest nuclear disaster." New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

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