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Fruits and Plains

The Horticultural Transformation of America

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HARDCOVER

$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674026636

Publication Date: 02/28/2008

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

37 halftones, 6 line illustrations, 11 maps

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Literature Award, General Interest Category
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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane