Hiroshima

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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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Hiroshima is John Hersey's timeless and compassionate account of the catastrophic even which heralded the coming of the atomic age. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author went to Japan, while the ashes of ... Read full review

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Originally published in 1946 in the New Yorker as a long narrative non fiction piece, this edition has a final chapter added in which allows the reader to see what became of the people the book ... 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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