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Richard Rhodes

AKA Richard Lee Rhodes

Born: 4-Jul-1937
Birthplace: Kansas City, KS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian, Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Mother: (d. 25-Jul-1938 suicide)
Brother: Stanley
Wife: Ginger Rhodes (psychologist, two children)

    University: BA, Yale University (1959)

    National Book Award for Nonfiction 1987 for The Making of the Atomic Bomb
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1988 for The Making of the Atomic Bomb
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    MacArthur Fellowship
    Atomic Heritage Foundation Board of Directors

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Pandora's Promise (18-Jan-2013) · Himself

Author of books:
The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West (1970)
The Ungodly: A Novel of the Donner Party (1973, novel)
Holy Secrets (1978)
Looking for America: A Writer's Odyssey (1979)
Sons of Earth (1981)
The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986, history)
A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood (1990, memoir)
Making Love: An Erotic Odyssey (1992)
Nuclear Renewal: Common Sense about Energy (1993, nonfiction)
Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb (1995, history)
How to Write: Advice and Reflections (1995, nonfiction)
Trying to Get Some Dignity: Stories of Triumph over Childhood Abuse (1996, with Ginger Rhodes)
Deadly Feasts: Tracking the Secrets of a Terrifying New Plague (1997)
Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist (1999)
Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust (2002, history)
John James Audubon: The Making of an American (2004, biography)
The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons (2010, nonfiction)
Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World (2011, biography)


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