Hiroshima by John Hersey 1946 published by Alfred A. Knopf A Borzi Book

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Introducing "Hiroshima" by John Hersey, a vintage publication from 1946. This poignant account dives deep into the aftermath of the atomic bombing, providing a close perspective on the survivors' experiences. It remains an enduring classic, giving readers profound insights into a historical event that reshaped the world.


Title: Hiroshima
Publication Date: 1946
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 116
Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
Language: English
Condition: The book shows minor wear on its cover, smudges on an inside page, and natural page yellowing.

Key Features:

  • Dive into the moving narrative of "Hiroshima," which stands out as an enduring classic capturing the profound impact of an atomic bomb on an entire city and its inhabitants.
  • John Hersey was a dedicated journalist known for his empathetic portrayal of harsh realities. His depiction of Hiroshima was groundbreaking and offers a vital document on the repercussions of nuclear warfare.
  • This book is a testament to community memories, documenting the shared experiences and resilience of Hiroshima's inhabitants.
  •  Perfect for historical study sessions, book club discussions, or any setting where the profound impacts of human choices are discussed.
  •  The hard cover binding not only ensures durability but also adds a classic, timeless feel to the book.
  • Experience the tactile appeal of its cover, the naturally aged pages, and the weight of history this book carries.


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In Summation:

"Hiroshima" by John Hersey is more than just a book; it's a journey into a moment in history that forever changed the course of humanity. For readers who value historical accounts and appreciate the beauty of vintage books, this piece is a must-have for your collection. It not only educates but also serves as a powerful reminder of the resilience of the human spirit.

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