The Ash Garden

The Ash Garden

A Novel

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
The lives and fates of three people--a scientist smuggled into America to work at Los Alamos, a young woman quarantined on a refugee ship in the Atlantic, and a young Japanese girl--collide in August 1945 with the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

Blackwell North Amer
A scientist stealing across the Pyrenees into Spain, then smuggled into America... A young woman quarantined on a ship wandering the Atlantic, her family stranded in Austria... A girl playing on a riverbank as a solitary airplane appears on the horizon... Lives already in motion, unsettled by war, and about to change beyond reckoning - their pasts blurred and their destinies at once defined and distorted by an inconceivable event. For that man was bound for the desert of Los Alamos, the woman unexpectedly en route to a refugee camp, the girl at Ground Zero and that plane the Enola Gay. In August of 1945, in a blinding flash, Hiroshima sees the dawning of the modern age.

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& Taylor

The lives and fates of three very different people--a scientist smuggled into America to work at Los Alamos, a young woman quarantined on a refugee ship in the Atlantic while her family is stranded in Austria, and a young Japanese girl playing on a riverback--collide in August 1945 with the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. 60,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375413025
0375413022
Characteristics: 281 p. ; 22 cm

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Oct 01, 2011

Bock is a good writer but I thought that the book moved quite slowly.

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