Hiroshima - Audio Cassette - Unabridged Author:John Hersey, Edward Asner (Narrator) August 6, 1945, Hiroshima, Japan: The first atom bomb in history is dropped on a city, killing 100,000 people. Told through the memories of six survivors, this timeless, powerful, and compassionate work has become a classic that stirs the conscience of humanity. Considered a journalistic masterpiece, this book describes what happened during the ... more »days immediately following August 6, and it also includes a final chapter -- "Aftermath" -- written forty years after the bomb to explore the fates of those survivors.
Louie M. reviewed Hiroshima (Audio Cassette) (Unabridged) on
Helpful Score: 3
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.