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Preoccupied With Danger: A Nuclear Reaction Book Review Summary

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Mentally ill white man from the middle of nowhere hates himself and finds himself a failure. To try to cope, he alienates others and finally, in a last gasp of his illness, makes up a story about the Air Force and the Veteran's Administration. This action truly illustrates the main character's illness and his need to blame anything around him for all of his failings.
The review of this Book prepared by Tyler Durden



Time: 1950s-present. Over forty years surviving with a stress injury(chronic PTSD) caused by training/work as a nuclear fusing specialist on bombs "flown" on SAC B52s in the Cold War, a Korean War veteran struggles with VA to get help. First claim 1976, hassled and withdrew. Second claim in 1999 and still awaiting a decision. Book illustrates long term survival with injury but the cost is high for victim, families, careers, community.
The review of this Book prepared by John B. Jaymes








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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   physical disability/sickness Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist    -   religious figure Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally Ill

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   dumb Rednecks, like Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation Century:    -   1960's-1970's    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   scared    -   thoughtful If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   mostly dialog    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book    -   26-50% of book

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