Title Profile & Character Information

Dead Hand

Annotation
Hoffman considers not just how the Cold War ended but how dangerous the Soviet Union's dissolution was, as nuclear and biological weapons floated about unattended. Scarier-sounding than some spy thril-lers and probably better written.

Awards
2010  Pulitzer Prize

GenreNonFiction
Historical
Political
TopicsCold War
Arms race
International relations
Russian politics and government
American politics and government
Reagan, Ronald
Russian presidents
Spies
Weapons
Biological weapons
Chemical weapons
Nuclear weapons
Scientists
Terrorism prevention
World history