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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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Red Rocks of Nevada Smudged by Less Colorful Graffiti

Red Rocks of Nevada Smudged by Less Colorful Graffiti – NYTimes.com Nevada Rock Art, the spectacular book published by Peter Goin, under the auspices of the Black Rock Institute Press, includes a chapter by BLM Archeologist and rock art specialist, Mark Boatwright, … Continue reading

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WNC NEWS & NOTES: Former professor’s book seeks to stimulate conversation

From the Nevada Appeal, Sunday, October 10, 2010:  According to Western Nevada College Emeritus English Professor Michon Mackedon,“If you place on a map of Nevada ‘X’s to mark areas used for nuclear testing and ‘O’s to mark areas examined as … Continue reading

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Nevada Rock Art wins Pinnacle Best Book Achievement Award

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Book Signing: Sept. 28 at Churchill County Museum, Fallon, NV

Fallon author Michon Mackedon will sign copies of her recently released book “Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert” in Fallon, NV. She will launch her Nevada book tour on Sept. 28 with a 7:30 presentation at the Churchill County Museum … Continue reading

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September 16th Book Signing in Reno at 6:30

Join us Thursday, September 16th at Sundance Bookstore for a book signing with Michon Mackedon, author of Bombast Spinning Atoms in the Desert. Bombast represents a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies, including many novel sources and a gallery of … Continue reading

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