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John Hersey (1) (1914–1993)

Autor(a) de Hiroshima

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57+ Works 11,149 Membros 193 Críticas 9 Favorited

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Obras por John Hersey

Hiroshima (1989) 3,304 exemplares
Hiroshima (Expanded edition) (1946) 1,966 exemplares
A Bell for Adano (1944) 1,116 exemplares
The Wall (1946) 692 exemplares
Hiroshima (1985) 676 exemplares
A Single Pebble (1956) 324 exemplares
The Child Buyer (1960) 293 exemplares
White Lotus (1965) 233 exemplares
The Call (1985) 198 exemplares
The Conspiracy (1972) 175 exemplares
Blues (1987) 170 exemplares
The War Lover: A Novel (1959) — Autor — 167 exemplares
The Algiers Motel Incident (1968) 164 exemplares
Too Far to Walk (1966) 163 exemplares
Antonietta (1991) 136 exemplares
Under the Eye of the Storm (1967) 129 exemplares
Key West Tales: Stories (1993) 108 exemplares
My Petition for More Space (1974) 104 exemplares
Hiroshima (1972) 87 exemplares
Of Men and War (1963) 82 exemplares
Hiroshima (Armas Y Letras) (1989) 69 exemplares
Here to stay (1962) 64 exemplares
Life Sketches (1989) 58 exemplares
Fling And Other Stories (1990) 46 exemplares
The Walnut Door (1900) 45 exemplares
Great Modern Short Novels (1966) — Contribuidor — 41 exemplares
The Marmot Drive (1953) 39 exemplares
Letter to the Alumni (1970) 29 exemplares
The Writer's Craft (1974) 19 exemplares
The President (1975) 17 exemplares
Men on Bataan (1942) 10 exemplares
Hiroshima 7 exemplares
Il muro di Varsavia - vol. 1 (1979) 3 exemplares
South of Cancer (1951) 3 exemplares
La Muraille, tome 2 (1979) 2 exemplares
Robert Capa 1 exemplar
2023 31 HIROHISMA 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Main Street / Babbitt (1992) — Editor — 443 exemplares
Reporting World War II Part One : American Journalism, 1938-1944 (1995) — Contribuidor — 438 exemplares
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Contribuidor — 276 exemplares
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 2: American Journalism 1963-1973 (2003) — Contribuidor — 217 exemplares
The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism (1997) — Contribuidor — 214 exemplares
Manzanar (1988) — Commentary — 158 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 87 exemplares
Combat: Pacific Theater (1959) — Autor, algumas edições83 exemplares
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1956 v03 (1956) — Contribuidor — 35 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

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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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Assinalado
sfj2 | 50 outras críticas | 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.
 
Assinalado
spounds | 36 outras críticas | 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.… (mais)
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msf59 | 50 outras críticas | 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.… (mais)
 
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A.Godhelm | 36 outras críticas | Oct 20, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
57
Also by
15
Membros
11,149
Popularidade
#2,119
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
193
ISBN
269
Línguas
16
Marcado como favorito
9

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