Trinity, The Debut Graphic Book By The Gifted Illustrator Jonathan Fetter Vorm, Depicts In Vivid Detail The Dramatic History Of The Race To Build And The Decision To Drop The First Atomic Bomb This Sweeping Historical Narrative Traces The Spark Of Invention From The Laboratories Of Nineteenth Century Europe To The Massive Industrial And Scientific Efforts Of The Manhattan Project Along The Way, Fetter Vorm Takes Special Care To Explain The Fundamental Science Of Nuclear Reactions With The Clarity And Accessibility That Only A Graphic Book Can Provide, Trinity Transports The Reader Into The Core Of A Nuclear Reaction Into The Splitting Atoms ThemselvesThe Power Of The Atom Was Harnessed In A Top Secret Government Compound In Los Alamos, New Mexico, Where Some Of The Greatest Scientific Minds In The World Gathered Together To Work On The Bomb Fetter Vorm Showcases J Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, And General Leslie Groves, The Fathers Of The Atomic Bomb, Whose Insights Unleashed The Most Devastating Explosion Known To Humankind These Brilliant Scientists Wrestled Daily With Both The Difficulty Of Building An Atomic Weapon And The Moral Implications Of Actually SucceedingWhen The First Bomb Finally Went Off At A Test Site Code Named Trinity, The World Was Irreversibly Thrust Into A New And Terrifying Age With Powerful Renderings Of The Catastrophic Events At Hiroshima And Nagasaki, Fetter Vorm Unflinchingly Chronicles The Far Reaching Political, Environmental, And Ethical Effects Of This New Discovery Richly Illustrated And Deeply Researched, Trinity Is A Dramatic, Informative, And Thought Provoking Book On One Of The Most Significant And Harrowing Events In History
Jonathan Fetter Vorm is an author and illustrator His first book, Trinity A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb was selected by the American Library Association as a Best Graphic Novel for Teens in 2013 His Battle Lines A Graphic History of the Civil War, co authored with historian Ari Kelman, was published in May of 2015 His work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, and Guernica.
- 154 pages
- Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
- 14 December 2019 Jonathan Fetter-Vorm