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The last train from Hiroshima : the survivors look back

Author: Charles R Pellegrino
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the voices of atomic-bomb survivors and the new science of forensic archaeology, Charles Pellegrino describes the events and aftermath of two days in August when nuclear devices detonated over Japan changed life on Earth forever.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Japanese
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Pellegrino
ISBN: 9780805087963 0805087966
OCLC Number: 424560123
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The killing star --
Gojira's egg --
Setsuko --
And the rest were neutrinos --
The crazy iris --
Kaiten and the faithful elephants --
A vapor in the heavens --
Threads --
Testament --
Legacy : to fold a thousand paper cranes --
Appendix : the people.
Responsibility: Charles Pellegrino.

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Focuses on the eyewitness accounts of those who experienced the atomic explosions firsthand - the Japanese civilians on the ground and the American flyers in the air. This title weaves the stories  Read more...

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???Heart-stopping. Pellegrino dissects the complex political and military strategies that went into the atomic detonations and the untold suffering heaped on countless Japanese civilians, weaving all Read more...

 
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