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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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Good bit of research journalism. - Goodreads
Hersey is not a good writer. - Goodreads
Masterful storytelling and a great historical piece. - Goodreads
Hard to read, impossible to put down. - Goodreads
Very educational and eye opening. - Goodreads
I will say I hated the ending - just ended abruptly. - Goodreads

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It's hard to think of how I could add to what's been said about this landmark book, but I wanted to write a review because I was so moved by this work. This is exactly the kind of reportage I most ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

This was fascinating to me as I learned about the historical perspective as well as some of the science involved. I was intrigued that this author wrote about survivors and then found them so many ... Read full review


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

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