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Hiroshima. John Hersey (Penguin Magnum Collection)
Hiroshima John Hersey - Penguin Magnum Collection
Author: John Hersey
When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, it was the beginning of a terrifying new episode in human history. Written only a year after the disaster, John Hersey brought the event vividly alive with this heart-rending account of six men and women who survived despite all the odds....  more »
ISBN-13: 9780141041865
ISBN-10: 0141041862
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This is an interesting account of the effects of the atomic bomb on a small number of residents of the title city. It is an unsympathetic rendering which includes a followup which was added forty years later.
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Fascinating account of survivors one year after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
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recollections of citizens of Hiroshima on what happened on that fateful day
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A moving journalistic account of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
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This is a very interesting book...I couldn't put it down!
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