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Subject: Chernobyl in books
Date Posted: 3/14/2011 10:05 PM ET
Member Since: 10/10/2007
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Hi everyone,

I like to read books about (relatively) small events in history that have been forgotten or are told in such a manner that a regular person can read it without getting too technical.

The Children's Blizzard :comes to mind.

http://www.paperbackswap.com/Childrens-Blizzard-David-Laskin/book/0060520752/

Anyways, I was wondering if anyone had heard of any books about what happened at Chernobyl, that wasn't terribly technical?

Many thanks.

Date Posted: 3/14/2011 10:11 PM ET
Member Since: 4/5/2008
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I was fascinated by the mystery by Martin Cruz Smith Wolves Eat Dogs...I think that was the name....that took place in the area years after.  I didn't get as involved in the mystery aspect as I did the tidbits of information about the site and what it is like now.  I'm sure there are historical books that are more informative.