Communicating the Nuclear: Narrative Analysis of ‘About a Mountain’

In his 2011 book, About A Mountain, John D’Agata takes on the complex history of Yucca Mountain and the United States’ unresolved solution to permanent nuclear waste storage. Yet, with D’Agata’s fixation on Las Vegas’s dark history of high suicide rates and elaborate ornate construction and his discussion of his mother’s new life in the … Read moreCommunicating the Nuclear: Narrative Analysis of ‘About a Mountain’