Tag Archives: Michon Mackedon

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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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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Book of the Year Awards

ForeWord Reviews 2010 Winner in the Regional Category: Gold award: Bombast:  Spinning Atoms in the Desert by Michon Mackedon

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Author examines how Nevada became Ground Zero of nuclear testing

Review written by: Susan Skorupa – Reno Gazette-Journal Events in the 1950s and the 1980s concerning the nation’s nuclear future produced redundant journeys. Both searches led seekers to Nevada (Nye County, specifically) first to what became the Nevada Test Site north … Continue reading

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Local author earns several awards | LahontanValleyNews.com

“Long-time Fallon resident Michon Mackedon’s book, “Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert,” exploded into the market and is now gaining several recognitions.” Local author earns several awards | LahontanValleyNews.com.

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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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Radiation: A Literary Analysis – Review by Matthew Wald

The New York Times – Green – A Blog About Energy and the Environment Nevada is home to the largest nuclear bomb test site, and the proposed host for a nuclear waste repository. The scientists and engineers, the corporate executives, … 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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