On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima Was Destroyed By The First Atom Bomb Ever Dropped On A City. This Book, John Hersey's Journalistic Masterpiece, Tells What Happened On That Day. Told Through The Memories Of Survivors, This Timeless, Powerful And Compassionate Document Has Become A Classic That Stirs The Conscience Of Humanity (the New York Times). Almost Four Decades After The Original Publication Of This Celebrated Book, John Hersey Went Back To Hiroshima In Search Of The People Whose Stories He Had Told. His Account Of What He Discovered About Them Is Now The Eloquent And Moving Final Chapter Of Hiroshima. A Noiseless Flash -- The Fire -- Details Are Being Investigated -- Panic Grass And Feverfew -- The Aftermath. John Hersey. A New Edition With A Final Chapter Written Forty Years After The Explosion. Reprint. Originally Published: New York : A.a. Knopf, 1985.
Authors : John, Hersey, John Hersey
Publisher : Vintage
Published Year : 1989
Edition : 1st Vintage Books edition
Format : Mass Market Paperbac, 160 pages
Language : English
Dimensions : 4.16 (w) x 6.87 (h) x 0.44 (d)
ISBN : 0679721037
ISBN13 : 9780679721031
Overview :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.
The story of the first atomic bomb and its effects, told by the survivors.