OH PURE AND RADIANT HEART.
Edition: First printing.
Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as an "apocalyptic fable" and as "a combination of political thriller, a sci-fi romp and a poetic medititation on history [which] confronts America's nuclear legacy and present lunacy with furious satire and haunting grace." In this novel the three scientists most responsible for the atom bomb - Oppenheimer, Fermi and Szilard - are displaced to modern America at the moment the first mushroom cloud formed over New Mexico, and are taken in by a reference librarian and her doting gardener husband. SIGNED on the title page. 489 pp. ISBN: 1932360859.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.