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- Категория: Non-fiction
- Баркод: 9780141988351
- Търговски код: 43293
- ISBN: 9780141988351
Serhii Plokhy | Chernobyl History of Tragedy
*WINNER OF THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2018*
On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities scrambled to understand what was occurring, workers, engineers, firefighters and those living in the area were abandoned to their fate. The blast put the world on the brink of nuclear annihilation, contaminating over half of Europe with radioactive fallout.
In Chernobyl, award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy draws on recently opened archives to recreate these events in all their drama. A moment by moment account of the heroes, perpetrators and victims of a tragedy, Chernobyl is the first full account of a gripping, unforgettable Cold War story.