Stock Image

Day One: Before Hiroshima and After

Wyden, Peter

129 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0671461427 / ISBN 13: 9780671461423
Published by Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1985
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From The Warm Springs Book Company (Fremont, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 20 February 2000

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: 23.40 Convert Currency
Shipping: 2.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

A very good copy in a very good, mylar protected DJ. Inscribed "Every Good Wish" (non-personalized) and signed by author; A few erasure traces to front end paper map; 1st edition. Illustrated; 8vo., 412 pages. 0.0 0.0 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 22964

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Day One: Before Hiroshima and After

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition...

About this title


Hiroshima was an event of such magnitude that it divided history into two periods, before the bomb, and after it--'Day One' of a new age, in which all life would be at risk. Here in all its drama is the untold story of the dawn of that new age--the creation and the use of the atomic bomb. Never before have all the strands--scientific, political, moral, military and human--been woven together with such authenticity and such skill as to provide the reader with a full understanding of how the bomb was created and why it was used. 'Day One' illuminates the scientific breakthroughs and the espionage: the manipulations and false assumptions by the highest policymakers on three continents; the extraordinary secret life in three American cities where 100,000 people worked to build the bomb--and the reality of Day One in Hiroshima, where 130,000 people died. Because of the decisions that were taken and the mistakes that were made, it is, for the first time, the complete unvarnished account of the greatest and most dangerous gamble in the long history of the human race.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Welcome to The Warm Springs Book Company -Booksellers since 1987! ******** We are an internet bookstore featuring new, used, and collectible books. ******** We accurately describe our books and are prompt in processing and shipping all orders. ******** Books with dust jackets are protected with clear plastic covers. All books are securely packed to protect them during shipment. ********* To ensure that our books will meet your expectations, please e-mail or telephone us if you have any questions regarding the contents or condition of any of our books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Books are shipped promptly on receipt of payment.
Books shipped to California addresses may be subject to Sales Tax. ********
Books may be returned within 10 (ten) days of receipt if not as described,
and must be returned in the same condition as originally shipped. Prior
notice, by email, is requested before returning a book. ********
All photographs shown with our book listings are supplied by the
publisher and posted by They may not always show the actual cover
illustration of t...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Individual items are shipped by media mail for $3.95. Additional items are $2.00 each.
Priority Mail (if requested) is $6.00 for a Flat Rate Envelope or $14.95 for a medium
flat rate box. Heavier books, sets, or items too large for priority flat rate
shipping are sent at cost. Please contact us regarding costs. All domestic orders over $20.00 are sent with delivery confirmation. Insurance is recommended on collectible or rare items.

We ship by Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope whenever possible (if the books fit in the envelope without incurring damage during transit) at $24.95 for most countries except for Canada and Mexico which ship at $21.95 for a flat rate envelope.
Oversized books, book sets, and heavier books that do not fit into a flat rate envelope will require additional postage. Costs for shipping by regular (non flat rate envelope) priority mail or express mail are determined on a order-by-order basis depending on the weight of the book(s) and the destination country.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express