… illustrates 160 important homes, offices, laboratories, factories, mills, and bomb detonation sites in the United States. Scaled maps, photos, tour schedules, and site telephone numbers provide atomic tourists with all they need to visit these historic locations, vicariously or in person. By means of their extensive travels and research into the backgrounds of these facilities, James Maroncelli and Timothy Karpin enable their readers to appreciate those sites where we really waged the Cold War, often located just down the street or across town.
Extensively traveling to 160 nuclear sites? I’d argue that no pair of writers has suffered more (unnecessarily) for their craft than these two.