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John Hersey (1) (1914–1993)

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Værker af John Hersey

Hiroshima (1989) 3,272 eksemplarer
Hiroshima (Expanded edition) (1946) 1,955 eksemplarer
A Bell for Adano (1944) 1,111 eksemplarer
Muren (1946) 688 eksemplarer
Hiroshima (1985) 674 eksemplarer
A Single Pebble (1956) 318 eksemplarer
The Child Buyer (1960) 292 eksemplarer
White Lotus (1965) 233 eksemplarer
The Call (1985) 195 eksemplarer
The Conspiracy (1972) 174 eksemplarer
Blues (1987) 169 eksemplarer
The War Lover: A Novel (1959) — Forfatter — 167 eksemplarer
The Algiers Motel Incident (1968) 163 eksemplarer
Too Far to Walk (1966) 162 eksemplarer
Hiroshima (Penguin Modern Classics) (2002) 140 eksemplarer
Antonietta (1991) 135 eksemplarer
Under the Eye of the Storm (1967) 128 eksemplarer
Key West Tales: Stories (1993) 107 eksemplarer
My Petition for More Space (1974) 104 eksemplarer
Hiroshima (1972) 86 eksemplarer
Of Men and War (1963) 81 eksemplarer
Hiroshima (Armas Y Letras) (1989) 69 eksemplarer
Here to stay (1962) 64 eksemplarer
Life Sketches (1989) 58 eksemplarer
Fling And Other Stories (1990) 46 eksemplarer
The Walnut Door (1900) 45 eksemplarer
Great Modern Short Novels (1966) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
The Marmot Drive (1953) 38 eksemplarer
Letter to the Alumni (1970) 29 eksemplarer
The Writer's Craft (1974) 19 eksemplarer
The President (1975) 17 eksemplarer
Men on Bataan (1942) 10 eksemplarer
Hiroshima 7 eksemplarer
Il muro di Varsavia - vol. 1 (1979) 3 eksemplarer
South of Cancer (1951) 3 eksemplarer
La Muraille, tome 2 (1979) 2 eksemplarer
Robert Capa 1 eksemplar
2023 31 HIROHISMA 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Reporting World War II Part One : American Journalism, 1938-1944 (1995) — Bidragyder — 435 eksemplarer
Main Street / Babbitt (1992) — Redaktør — 374 eksemplarer
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Bidragyder — 275 eksemplarer
The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism (1997) — Bidragyder — 214 eksemplarer
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 2: American Journalism 1963-1973 (2003) — Bidragyder — 214 eksemplarer
Manzanar (1988) — Commentary — 157 eksemplarer
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (1992) — Bidragyder — 87 eksemplarer
Combat: Pacific Theater (1959) — Forfatter, nogle udgaver83 eksemplarer
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1956 v03 (1956) — Bidragyder — 35 eksemplarer

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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 andre anmeldelser | 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.… (mere)
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msf59 | 49 andre anmeldelser | 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.… (mere)
 
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A.Godhelm | 36 andre anmeldelser | 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 andre anmeldelser | Sep 14, 2023 |

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