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John Hersey (1) (1914–1993)

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Verk av John Hersey

Hiroshima (1989) 3,262 exemplar
Hiroshima (Expanded edition) (1946) 1,957 exemplar
Klockan i Adano (1944) 1,111 exemplar
The Wall (1946) 688 exemplar
Hiroshima (1985) 673 exemplar
A Single Pebble (1956) 319 exemplar
The Child Buyer (1960) 292 exemplar
White Lotus (1965) 233 exemplar
The Call (1985) 195 exemplar
The Conspiracy (1972) 174 exemplar
Blues (1987) 169 exemplar
The War Lover: A Novel (1959) — Författare — 167 exemplar
The Algiers Motel Incident (1968) 164 exemplar
Too Far to Walk (1966) 162 exemplar
Antonietta (1991) 135 exemplar
Under the Eye of the Storm (1967) 128 exemplar
Key West Tales: Stories (1993) 107 exemplar
My Petition for More Space (1974) 104 exemplar
Hiroshima (1972) 86 exemplar
Of Men and War (1963) 81 exemplar
Hiroshima (Armas Y Letras) (1989) 69 exemplar
Here to stay (1962) 64 exemplar
Life Sketches (1989) 58 exemplar
Fling And Other Stories (1990) 46 exemplar
The Walnut Door (1900) 45 exemplar
Great Modern Short Novels (1966) — Bidragsgivare — 39 exemplar
The Marmot Drive (1953) 38 exemplar
Letter to the Alumni (1970) 29 exemplar
The Writer's Craft (1974) 19 exemplar
The President (1975) 17 exemplar
Men on Bataan (1942) 10 exemplar
Hiroshima 7 exemplar
Il muro di Varsavia - vol. 1 (1979) 3 exemplar
South of Cancer (1951) 3 exemplar
La Muraille, tome 2 (1979) 2 exemplar
Robert Capa 1 exemplar
2023 31 HIROHISMA 1 exemplar

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The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 214 exemplar
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The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 87 exemplar
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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 andra recensioner | 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.… (mer)
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msf59 | 49 andra recensioner | 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.… (mer)
 
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A.Godhelm | 36 andra recensioner | Oct 20, 2023 |
Hiroshima follows the lives of six Hiroshima bombing survivors from the moments before the blast on August 6th, 1945 at 8:15 a.m. to the aftermath of the following year: Miss Toshiko Sasaki, Dr. Masakazu Fujii, Mrs. Hatsyo Nakamura, Dr. Terufumi Sasaki (no relation to Miss Toshiko), Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge, and Reverend Mr. Kiyoshi Tanimoto.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | 36 andra recensioner | Sep 14, 2023 |

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