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Essay | Hiroshima, A Journalistic Narrative

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Hiroshima, A Journalistic Narrative

Summary: Discusses the book "Hiroshima", written by John Hersey. Provides an overview of underlying themes and the plot. Analyzes major characters and includes a brief overview of the historical context and setting.
In 1945, John Hersey visited Japan on a journalistic trip sponsored by Life Magazine and the New Yorker to write about Hiroshima and its people. And, of course, the aftermath of the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. When he returned to the U.S. in 1946, the New Yorker was dedicating an entire magazine to Hersey's accounts in Hiroshima. The issue's publication on August 31, 1946, caused America to be in a near chaotic state. Selling out it's entire stock in just a few hours, the New Yorker was overwhelmed with requests for more copies. The magazine originally sold for 15 cents an issue was being scalped for 15 to 20 dollars. Even Albert Einstein, who participated in the invention of the atomic bomb, ordered an issue... Not just one issue, mind you, but one thousand. However, his order could not be filled.

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Hiroshima, is a journalistic narrative, written in third person...

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