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Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley- Cambridge- Paris- London and Chicago - and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship in the desolate military town where everything was a secret- including what their husbands were doing at the lab. They lived in barely finished houses with a P.O. Box for an address- in a town wreathed with barbed wire- all for the benefit of the project that didnt exist as far as the greater world was concerned. They were constrained by the words they couldnt say out loud- the letters they couldnt send home- the freedom they didnt have.Though they were strangers- they joined together - babies were born- friendships were forged- children grew up. But then the project was unleashed and even bigger challenges faced the women of Los Alamos- as they struggled with the burden of their contribution towards the creation of the most destructive force in mankinds history - the atomic bomb.Contentious- gripping and intimate- The Wives of Los Alamos is a personal tale of one of the most momentous events in our history....
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