I don't even know if publishers would find it plausible: a hush-hush government agency recruits a group of skilled amateur mountain climbers and trains them in secret to install atomic-powered spook gear atop a Himalayan peak in order to monitor Red Chinese H-bomb tests?
Except, of course, it really happened.
Your tax dollars at work. Oh, and -- "oopsie!" You'll see.
One Evening On Kansas II
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