SOMETHING INCREDIBLY WONDERFUL HAPPENS: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up.
Edition: First printing.
New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very personal story drawn from letters, documents, and extensive interviews about the man whose irrepressible spirit would inspire so many. Frank was a physicist who worked on the atomic bomb like his more famous brother Robert, and they both had their careers destroyed by the Red Scare. Unlike Robert, who died a ruined man, he went on to create the Exploritorium in San Francisco - a place where something wonderful does indeed happen. SIGNED by the author, K. C. Cole on the title page. Foreword by Murray Gell-Mann. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. xiv, 396 pp. ISBN: 9780151008223.
Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (highlighting on a few pages towards the front)