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Hiroshima

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Language:
English
Lexile measure:
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ISBN:
9780606001946
9780679721031
9780881030259
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.4, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
1190L
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Grouping Titlehiroshima
Grouping Authorhersey john
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-05-25 18:04:50PM
Last Indexed2020-05-26 07:42:58AM

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display_descriptionThe classic tale of the day the first atom bomb was dropped offers a haunting evocation of the memories of survivors and an appeal to the conscience of humanity On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times). Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, John Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told. His account of what he discovered about them is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of Hiroshima.
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Atomic bomb -- Blast effect
Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : -- 1945)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
History
Japan -- Hiroshima-shi
World War -- (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi
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topic_facetAtomic bomb
Blast effect
History
World War, 1939-1945