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Charmed particles: A Novel

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Set in a fictional prairie town in which the two overarching industries are a living history facility and a laboratory for experiments in high-energy particle physics, Charmed Particles tells the intertwined stories of two families. Abhijat is a theoretical physicist from India now working at the National Accelerator Research Laboratory. His wife, Sarala, home with their young daughter, Meena, struggles to assimilate to their new American culture. Meena's best friend at school is Lily, a precocious child prodigy whose father self-identifies as “the last great gentleman explorer" and whose mother, a local politician, becomes entangled in efforts to stop to the National Accelerator Research Laboratory's plans to build a new superconducting supercollider.The conflict over the collider fractures the community and creates deep divides within the families of the novel.

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Set in a fictional prairie town in which the two overarching industries are a living history facility and a laboratory for experiments in high-energy particle physics, Charmed Particles tells the intertwined stories of two families.
Abhijat is a theoretical physicist from India now working at the National Accelerator Research Laboratory. His wife, Sarala, home with their young daughter, Meena, struggles to assimilate to their new American culture.
Meena's best friend at school is Lily, a precocious child prodigy whose father self-identifies as “the last great gentleman explorer" and whose mother, a local politician, becomes entangled in efforts to stop to the National Accelerator Research Laboratory's plans to build a new superconducting supercollider.
The conflict over the collider fractures the community and creates deep divides within the families of the novel.

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subject_facetBest friends -- Fiction
City and town life -- Fiction
Electronic books
Families -- Fiction
Historical museums -- Fiction
Illinois -- Fiction
Immigrants -- Fiction
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Fiction
Science -- Social aspects -- Fiction
Supercolliders -- Fiction
Superconducting Super Collider -- Fiction
title_displayCharmed particles
title_fullCharmed Particles A Novel
Charmed particles / Chrissy Kolaya
Charmed particles [electronic resource] / Chrissy Kolaya
title_shortCharmed particles
title_subA Novel
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City and town life
Electronic books
Families
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Historical museums
Immigrants
Literature
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Science
Social aspects
Supercolliders
Superconducting Super Collider