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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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User Review  - english student - Borders

Hiroshima, population of about 250,000, was bombed by the United States, killing nearly 100,000 people and injuring 100,000 more. Through Hersey’s book, he traces the lives of six survivors: Miss ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

Personalizes a horror that I fear would otherwise remain a bit too epic for most to comprehend, both at the time it was published and now, many decades later. This is really great journalism. 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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