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    Richard Rhodes. INSCRIBED. Four Books: Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb; The Making of the Atomic Bomb; Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race; The Twilight of the Bombs. Various publishers, dates and editions; two of which are first hardcovers with dust jackets. All very good condition.

    All inscribed "Mayborn Keynote Speaker / 2012 / Richard Rhodes"

    The UNT Mayborn Conference Benefit Auction celebrating the conference's 10th anniversary opens for online bidding on June 27, 2014 at 10PM CT. The auction consists of two sessions: Session 1 is a collection of signed, first edition Larry McMurtry books that will be online for pre-bidding and then transfer to a live auction during the 2014 Mayborn Conference; Session 2 is a collection of books from past keynote speakers of the Mayborn Conference.

    Online bidding for Session 1, Larry McMurtry books, ends at 10PM CT on July 18 and resumes at the live auction at 7PM CT on July 19. If you are the high bidder or placed a proxy bid at the close of the Session 1 online portion of the auction, your online bid will be transferred and executed at the live auction by Heritage Auctions' staff. If you are the winning bidder, you will be notified by Monday, July 21 and invoiced by Heritage Auctions.

    This book is in Session 2. Online bidding for Session 2, keynote speaker books, ends at 10PM CT on July 20. This portion of the auction is online-only. You will be notified and invoiced by Heritage Auctions is you are the winning bidder.


    For more information, please contact Stephanie O'Barr at 800.372.6467 x1807 or StephanieO@HA.com mailto:StephanieO@HA.com .

    The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference is a forum for journalists, writers, readers, students, educators and the general public to listen to, be inspired by and practice their craft at the highest possible level. The Conference was created to enhance the quality of nonfiction writing, encourage innovation, and create a community of factual storytellers who maintain an unflinching faith in the narrative craft.

    Proceeds from the Mayborn Conference's auction will be used to provide financial awards for students and emerging writers to attend future conferences.









    RICHARD RHODES
    is the author or editor of twenty-four books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award; Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, which was shortlisted for a Pulitzer Prize in History; an investigation of the roots of private violence, Why They Kill; a personal memoir, A Hole in the World; a biography, John James Audubon; and four novels. He has received numerous fellowships for research and writing, including grants from the Ford Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation Program in International Peace and Security and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard and MIT and a host and correspondent for documentaries on public television's Frontline and American Experience series. He is an affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. His most recent book, Hedy's Folly, is currently in bookstores. Rhodes lectures frequently to audiences in the United States and abroad (see Lecturing tab, above). With his wife Ginger Rhodes, a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco, he lives near Half Moon Bay, California.



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