Special Event Book Signing – October 2018

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POLONIUM IN THE PLAYHOUSE: THE MANHATTAN PROJECT’S SECRET CHEMISTRY WORK IN DAYTON, OHIO — At the height of the race to build an atomic bomb, an indoor tennis court in one of the Midwest’s most affluent residential neighborhoods became a secret Manhattan Project laboratory. “Polonium in the Playhouse: The Manhattan Project’s Secret Chemistry Work in Dayton, Ohio” presents the intriguing story of how this most unlikely site in Dayton, Ohio, became one of the most classified portions of the Manhattan Project.

About the Author

Linda Carrick Thomas
Linda is a freelance writer and editor. A former newspaper journalist and assistant director in higher education communications, she was raised in Boston and San Diego and lives in West Lafayette, Indiana. Linda is the grand-daughter of Manhattan Project administrator and industrial chemist Charles Allen Thomas.


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