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June 30th, Mackedon in Reno, Nevada at the Nevada Historical Society

Michon Mackedon has been scheduled to speak about her book Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert on Saturday, June 30, 2012, 2:00 PM at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno.

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Mackedon to speak May 10 at Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) Fernley Chapter

Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) – Fernley Chapter Chapter Notes The Fernley Chapter meets again May 10. Fallon resident Michon Mackedon is scheduled to speak about her book: “Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert” This chapter meets on the 2nd Thursday … Continue reading

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June 5th, Mackedon to speak at Carson City Rotary meeting

Michon Mackedon will speak about her book, Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert in June, for the Carson City Rotary, at the Carson Nugget Casino. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 @ 12:00 PM

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American Geographical Society review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Thank you, Martin J. Pasqualetti and the American Geographical Society for the wonderful review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert in the Geographical Review journal.

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Sagebrush Conversations

Where the Sage Meets the Sky: Great Basin Landscapes Wednesday, March 7, 3 – 5 p.m. Nevada Today, Events @ Nevada. In conjunction with the current Special Collections exhibit Where the Sage Meets the Sky: Great Basin Landscapes, join us for a series … Continue reading

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Amazon.com review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Amazon.com review of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert  – By Judy Winzeler  This review is from: Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert (paperback).  Mackedon is one of a growing number of Nevada poets, novelists, artists and scholars who are recording the … Continue reading

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Michon Mackedon Signs Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Author Event at Barnes & Noble in Reno, Nevada Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert is a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. Michon Mackedon recounts Nevada’s relationship with the nuclear industry. Please join us today and meet the author. … Continue reading

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Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert — Wins Book Awards

Black Rock Institute is pleased to announce that Bombast Spinning Atoms in the Desert has been chosen as the winner of the Indie Excellence® Awards 2011  in the  category Regional-Non-Fiction. And a silver award from the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards  in … Continue reading

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Review by David Stentiford of Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Precipitate – Journal of the New Environmental Imagination David Stentiford teaches developmental writing at the University of Nevada, Reno. To spin the atom in the Nevada desert, explains Michon Mackedon—to get people on board with nuclear testing and repository sites—is … Continue reading

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Michon Mackedon talks about Bombast

Thinking Aloud with Author Michon Mackedon Michon Mackedon, retired professor of English and Humanities at Western Nevada Community College, talks about her recent book, Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, about the history of nuclear testing in Nevada. —Original airdate: 2/7/2011 on BYU Thinking … Continue reading

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