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Bantam Books, 1946 - History - 116 pages
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The story of six people, a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest who all lived through the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima by the United States.

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Hersey is not a good writer. - Goodreads
Powerful, educational, depressing, and inspiring. - Goodreads
Some parts of the book are hard to read. - Goodreads
Good bit of research journalism. - Goodreads
The ending was kind of slow. - Goodreads
Masterful storytelling and a great historical piece. - Goodreads
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this is a good book and a factual piece of history. every school should recommend reading this book during thier schooling

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This book provides educational opportunities on multiple levels. On the one hand, it tells the very personal history of six survivors of the US atomic-bombing of Hiroshima. It also can be used as an ... Read full review


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About the author (1946)

John Hersey wrote several nonfiction books and numerous novels, including "A Bell for Adano," which won the Pulitzer Prize.

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