Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

Stallion Gate: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
This is a novel about the most important ten seconds in history.Stallion Gate, a magnificent successor to Gorky Park, is a powerful sensual idyll, a blend of love and betrayal, of humor and cultures in collision, of jazz and war.In a New Mexico blizzard, four men cross a barbed-wire fence at Stallion Gate to select the test site for the first automatic weapon. They are Oppenheimer, the physicist; Groves, the general; Fuchs, the spy. The fourth man is Sergeant Joe Peña, a hero, informer, fighter, musician, Indian.Oppenheimer and Groves have hidden Los Alamos on a mesa surrounded by vast Indian reservations. It is the most secret installation of the war, the future encompassed by the past. To it come soldiers, roughnecks and scientists, including Anna Weiss, a mathematician and refugee from the Holocaust with whom Joe falls in love.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780307809742
9780816142491
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDc481037d-8b7d-e89c-b8ea-6b37f1f902ac
Grouping Titlestallion gate
Grouping Authormartin cruz smith
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-21 02:28:23AM
Last Indexed2020-10-21 02:50:36AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
authorSmith, Martin Cruz, 1942-
author_displaySmith, Martin Cruz
available_at_catalogCentral
detailed_location_catalogCentral
display_descriptionThis is a novel about the most important ten seconds in history.
Stallion Gate, a magnificent successor to Gorky Park, is a powerful sensual idyll, a blend of love and betrayal, of humor and cultures in collision, of jazz and war.
In a New Mexico blizzard, four men cross a barbed-wire fence at Stallion Gate to select the test site for the first automatic weapon. They are Oppenheimer, the physicist; Groves, the general; Fuchs, the spy. The fourth man is Sergeant Joe Peña, a hero, informer, fighter, musician, Indian.
Oppenheimer and Groves have hidden Los Alamos on a mesa surrounded by vast Indian reservations. It is the most secret installation of the war, the future encompassed by the past. To it come soldiers, roughnecks and scientists, including Anna Weiss, a mathematician and refugee from the Holocaust with whom Joe falls in love.
format_catalogLarge Print
eBook
format_category_catalogBooks
eBook
idc481037d-8b7d-e89c-b8ea-6b37f1f902ac
isbn9780307809742
9780816142491
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:13854e81-90ba-466e-807a-eae8da84b3e6-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:.b13983349.i2132296xCentralLARGE PRINT FICTION Smith, M.1falsefalseOn Shelfcenag
itype_catalogAdu Large Print
last_indexed2020-10-21T09:50:36.627Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_catalogLARGE PRINT FICTION Smith, M.
owning_library_catalogSacramento Public Library
owning_location_catalogCentral
primary_isbn9780307809742
publishDate1987
2011
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:13854e81-90ba-466e-807a-eae8da84b3e6eBookeBookEnglishRandom House Publishing Group2011
ils:.b13983349Large PrintBooks[Large print ed.]EnglishG.K. Hall, 1987, c1986.367 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:13854e81-90ba-466e-807a-eae8da84b3e6-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b13983349.i2132296xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
subject_facetAtomic bomb -- History -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Indians of North America -- Fiction
Large type books
title_displayStallion Gate A Novel
title_fullStallion Gate A Novel
Stallion Gate [text (large print)] / Martin Cruz Smith
title_shortStallion Gate
title_subA Novel
topic_facetAtomic bomb
Fiction
History
Indians of North America
Mystery
Thriller