Hole in Texas Herman Wouk

ISBN: 9780641708510

Published: 2005, Goodreads says, but copyright 2004, per the book itself. I had the hardcover which I bought after I found it remaindered in a Daedalus catalog and noticed who the author was. I thought the book was not up to his e...Read full review

Gerald

rated it3 of 5 stars
about 2 years ago

Guy Carpenter, a 60-year-old physicist is married, the father of two, including a new baby and lives a quiet ordinary life. He once worked on the Superconducting Super Collider, a gigantic federally funded project in Texas aimed at finding the elusive Higgs bosun subatomi...Read full review
Jennifer

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 5 years ago

I guess it mightve been more timely if I had been reading this book when they tried to use the SSC in Europe - but this is all still a very current topic. Raising fears of US vs. China (the new threat) and comparing it to the science race of the US vs. Russia is also tim...Read full review
S.E.

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 4 years ago

Interesting story -- another Wouk plot about the intricacies and difficulties of a marriage in connection with larger national issues.

Thanks to this book, I laughed at a joke I wouldnt have understood before reading it:

A Higgs boson walks into a Catholic church. The pri...Read full review
J.

rated it2 of 5 stars
about 5 years ago

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278 pages


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Hole in Texas  by  Herman Wouk

Hole in Texas by Herman Wouk
2005, Goodreads says, but copyright 2004, per the book itself. I had the hardcover which I bought after I found it remaindered in a Daedalus catalog and noticed who the author was. I thought the book was not up to his e...Read full review
Gerald

rated it3 of 5 stars
about 2 years ago

Guy Carpenter, a 60-year-old physicist is married, the father of two, including a new baby and lives a quiet ordinary life. He once worked on the Superconducting Super Collider, a gigantic federally funded project in Texas aimed at finding the elusive Higgs bosun subatomi...Read full review
Jennifer

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 5 years ago

I guess it mightve been more timely if I had been reading this book when they tried to use the SSC in Europe - but this is all still a very current topic. Raising fears of US vs. China (the new threat) and comparing it to the science race of the US vs. Russia is also tim...Read full review
S.E.

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 4 years ago

Interesting story -- another Wouk plot about the intricacies and difficulties of a marriage in connection with larger national issues.

Thanks to this book, I laughed at a joke I wouldnt have understood before reading it:

A Higgs boson walks into a Catholic church. The pri...Read full review
J.

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