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5 edition of Yellowcake found in the catalog.

Yellowcake

by Ann Cummins

  • 18 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston [Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Conflict of generations,
  • Families,
  • Navajo Indians,
  • Uranium miners,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    More than thirty years after the closing of a nearby uranium mine, the arrival of Becky Atcitty, the daughter of a former Navajo mill worker and a woman involved in a group seeking damages for exposure to radioactive dust, sparks conflict in the life of Ryland Mahoney and his family, in the story of two families--one Navajo, one Anglo.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesYellow cake
    StatementAnn Cummins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.U657 Y45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750858M
    ISBN 100618269266
    ISBN 109780618269266
    LC Control Number2006023453
    OCLC/WorldCa70630484

    "[Yellowcake Towns] provides us with not only an in-depth picture of the fluctuations of the demands for uranium over the previous half century but also a personal look at the health and economic implications on people and communities who supported such ventures at the behest of the government."Cited by: May 17,  · YELLOWCAKE brings together 10 short stories each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking. The stories range from fantasy and fairy tale to horror and stark reality, and yet what pervades is the sense of humanity. The people of Margo Lanagan's worlds face trials, temptations and degradations. They swoon and suffer and even kill for love as they seek solace and strength.

    Handpicked recommendations to other books that have a similar writing style or theme to Yellowcake. YELLOWCAKE. by Ann Cummins. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The title refers to the noxious dust produced by a uranium mill in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, where this complex, unusually mature debut novel takes place. Author: Ann Cummins.

    Yellowcake Towns provides a look at the supply side of the Atomic Age and serves as an important contribution to the growing bibliography of atomic history. Jun 17,  · Everyone needs a good scratch yellow cake recipe in their recipe box. This no-fail recipe is quick to prepare and easy to make—with a few steps and basic pantry ingredients, you can have it in the oven in just 20 minutes. Make this cake extra-special and serve with a delicious spread of homemade chocolate frosting!/5(58).


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Mar 31,  · Yellowcake is one of the few novels I've read recently that manages to both maintain an engaging, page-turner of a plot, while also maintaining absolute realism in the storytelling. Every event that takes place is exactly what would realistically Yellowcake book next/5(15). Yellowcake brings together ten short stories from the extraordinarily talented Margo Lanagan--each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking.

The stories range from fantasy and fairy tale to horror and stark reality, and yet what pervades is the sense of humanity/5.

Dec 13,  · Yellowcake brings together ten short stories from the extraordinarily talented Margo Lanagan--each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking.

The stories range from fantasy and fairy tale to horror and stark reality, and yet what pervades is the sense of humanity/5(33). Yellowcake introduces us to two unforgettable families—one Navajo, one Anglo—some thirty years after the closing of the uranium mill Yellowcake book which they once made their homes.

When little Becky Atcitty shows up on the Mahoneys’ doorstep all grown up, the past comes crashing in on Ryland and his lively brood.

Yellowcake introduces us to two The San Francisco Chronicle called her “startlingly original.” Now, in her debut novel, Cummins stakes claim to rich new literary territory with a story of straddling cultures and cheating fate in the American Southwest/5. Mar 15,  · Yellowcake Towns, the title of the book, refers to the processing centers which converted uranium ore into uranium oxide which is known as yellowcake from its color.

This is what was then sent to special processing centers for conversion into fissionable consumersnewhomeconstruction.com by: Jul 23,  · Chasing Gas Hills Yellowcake [Charles Don Snow] on consumersnewhomeconstruction.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the late s and early s, the great rush was on to find the mother lode.

Was it gold. The federal government offered a bonus reward of $/5(2). When the Director of the Saharan uranium mine where he works is mysteriously murdered, year-old Haroun embarks on a dangerous new role as a spy in the service of the French Government.

A shocking conspiracy is unearthed—somebody is trafficking "yellowcake," a key ingredient in /5. Yellowcake Springs is an impressive near-future story about Perth and the regional towns of the South West. In the novel, Chinese owned Sinocorp, which includes a nuclear energy factory and its surrounding zones, is seen as an ideal place to live compared to regional /5.

Yellowcake (also called urania) is a type of uranium concentrate powder obtained from leach solutions, in an intermediate step in the processing of uranium consumersnewhomeconstruction.com is a step in the processing of uranium after it has been mined but before fuel fabrication or uranium consumersnewhomeconstruction.comcake concentrates are prepared by various extraction and refining methods, depending on the types of consumersnewhomeconstruction.com Number: Yellowcake, a controversial energy source used to power both nuclear bombs and power plants, comes from processed uranium ore.

I titled my novel Yellowcake in part because the making of yellowcake was such an important element of my characters' lives, but also because it's a long-lived energy source emitting radiation for years after the ore is consumersnewhomeconstruction.com: Ann Cummins.

The Yellowcake Conspiracy (Andersen Press, ) Hacking Timbuktu (Andersen Press, ) Outlaw (Andersen Press, ) Blood & Ink (Andersen Press, ) The Perfect Battle of Leah Baxter (Andersen Press, ) Stephen Davies also writes historical fiction.

His bestselling book is Survivor: Titanic (Scholastic, ) Awards. About Yellowcake. Yellowcake brings together ten short stories from the extraordinarily talented Margo Lanagan–each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking.

The stories range from fantasy and fairy tale to horror and stark reality, and yet what pervades is the sense of humanity.

Book Summary Yellowcake brings together ten short stories from the extraordinarily talented Margo Lanagan - each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking. The stories range from fantasy and fairy tale to horror and stark reality, and yet what pervades is the sense of humanity.

Yellowcake introduces us to two unforgettable families—one Navajo, one Anglo—some thirty years after the closing of the uranium mill near which they once made their homes. She is the author of Red Ant House, a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and Best Book of the Year. She has had her stories published in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s 5/5(2).

May 14,  · Yellowcake brings together ten short stories from the extraordinarily talented Margo Lanagan--each of them fiercely original and quietly heartbreaking.

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The Niger uranium forgeries were forged documents initially released in by SISMI (Italian military intelligence), which seem to depict an attempt made by Saddam Hussein in Iraq to purchase yellowcake uranium powder from Niger during the Iraq disarmament consumersnewhomeconstruction.com the basis of these documents and other indicators, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom asserted that.

My characters in Yellowcake are high desert people. They live the dust storms and crisp nights of the desert, and their characters grow out of expansive wide-open spaces. But because they’re in the uranium business, they’ve got subliminal fear of the landscape—of unseen toxicity underfoot.

The book is divided into nine pieces, like. Oct 25,  · The yellowcake removed from Iraq was not the same yellowcake that President Bush claimed, in a now discredited section of his State of the Union address, that Mr. Hussein was trying to.Aug 23,  · The first yellow cake has a very light and fluffy texture (almost melt in your mouth style) with an all-butter flavor.

This new yellow cake recipe is fluffy but with a tighter crumb. This yellow cake recipe tastes more like the kind my grandmother makes. For some reason, I .Ann Cummins is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and University of Arizona writing programs, and the author of the short story collection Red Ant House, a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and Best Book of the consumersnewhomeconstruction.com has had her stories published in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Quarterly West, and the Sonora Review, among other publications, as well as The Best American Short.