Bombs in the Backyard - Atomic Testing and American Politics by A. Costandina Titus.
On January 27, 1951, the first atomic weapon was detonated over a section of desert known as Frenchman Flat in Southern Nevada, providing dramatic evidence of the Nevada Test Site's beginnings.
"Bombs in the Backyard" is a well documented, comprehensive history of atomic testing in the U.S. and the political and health issues which have emerged as a result.
Paperback: 169 pages.
Publisher: University of Nevada Press.