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05/24/2018 Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Sheinkin, Steve 9 - 12 Questionable
Teen
General
Non-fiction: True story of the race to build the atomic bomb. Technical but interesting. Man and woman spies walk arm in arm. Non-romantic friendly negiah, including hug and kiss by spy who is happy the bomb worked (not romantic). Discussion of German man named "Fuchs", whose name was mispronounced by Americans 'in a somewhat embarrassing way". People speculate about secret bomb development base, that it is a home for pregnant military personnel, or a nudist colony. Spy goes to woman's house, stays overnight. Spy goes to his girlfriend's bedroom, shuts door, they sit on bed, he tells her about his spying; they decide to get married. Starving man says when the war is over he will spend money on food and not girls. Some language: hell, Son of b----, damn, JC (as exclamation), heck. Famous quote from Hindu god: "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds". Spy falls in love with woman and wants to marry her.

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Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Sheinkin, Steve
Grades: 9 - 12
Questionable
Teen
Teen
General
Non-fiction: True story of the race to build the atomic bomb. Technical but interesting. Man and woman spies walk arm in arm. Non-romantic friendly negiah, including hug and kiss by spy who is happy the bomb worked (not romantic). Discussion of German man named "Fuchs", whose name was mispronounced by Americans 'in a somewhat embarrassing way". People speculate about secret bomb development base, that it is a home for pregnant military personnel, or a nudist colony. Spy goes to woman's house, stays overnight. Spy goes to his girlfriend's bedroom, shuts door, they sit on bed, he tells her about his spying; they decide to get married. Starving man says when the war is over he will spend money on food and not girls. Some language: hell, Son of b----, damn, JC (as exclamation), heck. Famous quote from Hindu god: "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds". Spy falls in love with woman and wants to marry her.