NERVES. Lester Del Rey.

NERVES. New York: Ballantine Books, [1956]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A novel expanded from a novella first published in ASTOUNDING in 1942 that presents an early fictional account of an accident at a nuclear power plant in near future America. The extent of the danger is kept from the public and the scientists are depicted as heroes. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-308. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1510-15. Cloth stained along spine panel, endpapers stained, ugly bookplate, a poor copy in poor dust jacket with edge wear staining and soiling, and tape stains. (#162398).

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