The Girls of Atomic City

the girls of atomic city

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan is a collection of vignettes about the lives of young women working in a secret city during WWII in which a component of the work needed to produce the atomic bomb occurred.  The group's interest in reading this novel stems from our city, Knoxville, TN's close proximity to Oak Ridge.  Cars sold in Oak Ridge, frequently sport the slogan … [Read more...]

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

where bernadette

Bernadette is a mom of an extremely intelligent, gifted, and kind young lady.  She is a celebrated architect stunted by personal circumstances.  She is a wife to a well known and highly respected computer intelligence specialist.  She is also a little bit crazy and finds her self facing an array of circumstances not typical, but comical in high society life. My … [Read more...]