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Elizabeth Tynan

Elizabeth Tynan is associate professor in the Graduate Research School at James Cook University Townsville. A former science journalist, her book Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story won the Prime Minister’s History Award and the CHASS Australia Book Prize in 2017.

Books from this author
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Atomic Thunder
September 2016
*Winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History 2017*
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The Secret of Emu Field
May 2022
Liz Tynan, the award-winning author of Atomic Thunder, reveals the little-known story of Emu Field, the first British atomic test site in South Australia, pre-dating Maralinga by three years.