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The saga of the near meltdown accident that began on March 28, 1979 is retold. Having lived thru that tense time some five miles from the edge of the contamination area, had there been a meltdown, my interest was more than academic. Cole brings the reader on board with an overview of nuclear power, its dangers and the prevailing energy crisis, before launching into the ordeal itself with the resultant conflicting public information that so rattled everyone. Evacuate or not? Who to believe? And a pubic left with the chilling realization that the experts didn't agree on what to do. Cole brings it all back in the sharp focus that comes with hindsight and reflection. The recollections of the major players are all here with some conclusions that have become manifest in the twenty years since. The illustrations are clear, colorful, suitable and well-captioned. Included are a graph of six other famous international nuclear accidents, lengthy chapter notes, a glossary, bibliography, index and list of four web sites. As of January 2002, the two checked were still operational and gave additional information. The durable cover with it's pertinent photo and the sewn bindings make this attractive book a good choice. There are currently fourteen other titles in the "American Disaster" series. 2002, Enslow Publishers, $18.95. Ages 9 up. Reviewer: Elizabeth Stock
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Gr 4-6-A result of human error, technical malfunctions, and general incompetence, this 1979 nuclear accident was a nearly deadly incident. Not the first of the nuclear age, it had the potential for injuring thousands if not millions of Americans. Cole shows the seriousness of the situation in clear language and presents in understandable prose the mechanics of nuclear power plants. He outlines the many errors and lies that resulted in a profound mistrust of the technology, which lasts to this day. He reminds readers of the brave leadership provided by President Jimmy Carter, which helped allay the fears of the nation. Illustrated with archival photographs and some diagrams, the book covers not only Three Mile Island but also has a general discussion of the nuclear age and the even greater disaster at Chernobyl. Although aimed at report writers, it is more readable than others in the series. Well cited, with a suggested reading list of current materials, it has a list of lesser-known nuclear accidents between 1952 and 1999.-Eva Elisabeth VonAncken, Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling, NY Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766015562
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Series: American Disasters Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: LIBRARY ED
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.38 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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