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John Hersey (1) (1914–1993)

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Tekijän teokset

Hiroshima (1989) 3,304 kappaletta
Hiroshima (1946) 1,967 kappaletta
A Bell for Adano (1944) 1,118 kappaletta
The Wall (1946) 692 kappaletta
Hiroshima (1985) 676 kappaletta
A Single Pebble (1956) 326 kappaletta
The Child Buyer (1960) 295 kappaletta
White Lotus (1965) 233 kappaletta
The Call (1985) 198 kappaletta
The Conspiracy (1972) 176 kappaletta
Blues (1987) 170 kappaletta
The War Lover: A Novel (1959) — Tekijä — 168 kappaletta
The Algiers Motel Incident (1968) 164 kappaletta
Too Far to Walk (1966) 164 kappaletta
Antonietta (1991) 136 kappaletta
Under the Eye of the Storm (1967) 129 kappaletta
Key West Tales: Stories (1993) 108 kappaletta
My Petition for More Space (1974) 103 kappaletta
Hiroshima (1972) 87 kappaletta
Of Men and War (1963) 82 kappaletta
Hiroshima (Armas Y Letras) (1989) 69 kappaletta
Here to stay (1962) 64 kappaletta
Life Sketches (1989) 58 kappaletta
Fling And Other Stories (1990) 46 kappaletta
The Walnut Door (1900) 45 kappaletta
Great Modern Short Novels (1966) — Avustaja — 41 kappaletta
The Marmot Drive (1953) 40 kappaletta
Letter to the Alumni (1970) 29 kappaletta
The Writer's Craft (1974) 19 kappaletta
The President (1975) 17 kappaletta
Men on Bataan (1942) 10 kappaletta
Hiroshima 7 kappaletta
Il muro di Varsavia - vol. 1 (1979) 3 kappaletta
South of Cancer (1951) 3 kappaletta
La Muraille, tome 2 (1979) 2 kappaletta
Robert Capa 1 kappale

Associated Works

Main Street / Babbitt (1992) — Toimittaja — 443 kappaletta
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Avustaja — 276 kappaletta
Manzanar (1988) — Commentary — 158 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (1992) — Avustaja — 87 kappaletta
Combat: Pacific Theater (1959) — Tekijä, eräät painokset83 kappaletta
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1956 v03 (1956) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta

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A moving historical document: the first Western account of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bomb, based on a half-dozen victims, and published in book form.
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sfj2 | 50 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 3, 2024 |
So interesting to read this after seeing Oppenheimer at the movie theater this year. Two bookends. I was sort of amazed at how people got going again after the explosion. Human resilience is amazing.
 
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spounds | 36 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 8, 2024 |
John Hersey was an American journalist and was one of the first writers allowed into Hiroshima, right after the bombing. First published in 1946, this short, powerful account centers on 6 of the survivors. In their own words they describe the day of the bombing and the horrifying aftermath. It is painful to read at times but their own resilience shines through. Forty years later, Hersey returned to Hiroshima and updated their stories. I am so glad I stumbled on this classic book and it made a terrific audio experience too, narrated by the masterful George Guidall.… (lisätietoja)
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msf59 | 50 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 17, 2023 |
A seminal change in reporting style, the zoomed in view of a handful of people to represent the tragedies of the bombing has a very gripping narrative of the events and aftermath, but becomes increasingly diffuse as it continues to follow their lives long after the events of the bombing. It completes the stories of their lives and the rebuilding efforts, but at the same time dilutes the catastrophe of the bombing itself. Is it more honest to continue the story as life just goes on? Would it have been just gratuitous to linger? Certainly the report itself seems to conclude most people did not reflect deeply on the whys, and either dealt with the trauma and medical aftermath - or not.… (lisätietoja)
 
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A.Godhelm | 36 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 20, 2023 |

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