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First published in 2009 by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Copyright © Tom Zoellner, 2009 All rights reserved

Portions of chapter 5 originally appeared in the article "The Uranium Rush," by Tom Zoellner, in the Summer 2000 issue of The American Heritage of Invention and Technology.

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Zoellner, Tom.

Uranium : war, energy, and the rock that shaped the world / Tom Zoellner.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN: 1-101-02304-X 1. Uranium. 2. Uranium—History. I. Title. QD181.U7Z64 2009 546'.431—dc22

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