Hiroshima by John Hersey: A Book Review

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Hiroshima, written by John Hersey, is an exciting and informative first-hand account of the dropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Hiroshima tells the stories of six survivors of the A-bomb. It is written in a journalistic style. Even though the author does not add any of his own emotions to the book, it never gets boring. John Hersey was born on June 17, 1914, in Tientsin, China. His parents, Roscoe and Grace …

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