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The Great Fire
The Great Fire
Set against the beautiful but tragic landscape of post-World War II Asia, "The Great Fire" tells a sweeping tale of the search for new beginnings in a world ravaged by tragedy. Thirty-two year old war hero Aldred Leith is in Japan to survey the Hiroshima devastation. His close friend and fellow veteran Peter Exley prosecutes Japanese war crimina...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781402581250
ISBN-10: 1402581254
Edition: Unabridged

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Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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This book has won many awards, including the National Book Award, and Shirley Hazzard's prose can be wonderful. For me, it was a little bit of a struggle to read through the entire book. Much of the story centers on an unlikely love story in the East, immediately after WW II.
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