Hiroshima

John Hersey (Author)
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Description

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city. This book tells what happened on that day, told through the memoirs of survivors.

Product Details

Price
$7.95  $7.31
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
March 04, 1989
Pages
152
Dimensions
4.24 X 0.47 X 6.89 inches | 0.19 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679721031
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About the Author

John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, in 1914 and lived there until 1925, when his family returned to the United States. He studied at Yale and Cambridge, served for a time as Sinclair Lewis's secretary, and then worked several years as a journalist. Beginning in 1947 he devoted his time mainly to writing fiction. He won the Pulitzer Prize, taught for two decades at Yale, and was president of the Authors League of America and Chancellor of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Hersey died in 1993.