Hornblum, Allen M.

The invisible Harry Gold : the man who gave the Soviets the atom bomb / Allen M. Hornblum. - New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, c2010. - xiv, 446 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-434) and index.

pt. 1. The spy -- South Philadelphia -- A debt repaid -- The novice spy -- The evolution of a secret agent -- Semenov, Slack, and Brothman -- Dr. Klaus Fuchs -- The Los Alamos papers -- The postwar years -- The hunt for Raymond -- The fatal words -- pt. 2. The prisoner -- Conversion -- To make amends -- Prisoner 19312-NE -- State of mind -- The campaign for parole -- Return -- Epilogue.

A gripping account of the man who gave the USSR the plans for the atom bomb. The subject of the most intensive public manhunt in the history of the FBI, Gold was arrested in May 1950. His confession revealed scores of contacts, and his testimony in the trial of the Rosenbergs proved pivotal.

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Gold, Harry.


Manhattan Project (U.S.)--History.


Spies--United States--Biography.
Chemists--Pennsylvania--Biography.
Chemists--Philadelphia--Biography.
Prisoners--Pennsylvania--Biography.
Espionage, Soviet--History.--United States
Atomic bomb--History.--United States


Soviet Union--Relations--History.--United States
United States--Relations--History.--Soviet Union

E748.G63 / H67 2010