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Hiroshima | Study Guide

John Hersey

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Hiroshima | Chapter Summaries


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Chapter Summary
Chapter 1 The book opens with a brief introduction to the ordinary lives of six survivors of the bombing on Hiroshima, Japan, on A... Read More
Chapter 2 Chapter 2 describes the immediate aftermath of the explosion. Mr. Tanimoto forgets his own fears and tends to the wounde... Read More
Chapter 3 In Chapter 3 rescue efforts continue, and rumors about the bomb begin to surface. About 12 hours after the explosion the... Read More
Chapter 4 On August 18, 12 days after the bombing, Father Kleinsorge continues to suffer with fatigue, despite much rest. On Augus... Read More
Chapter 5 This chapter was written 40 years after the original work. Interviews with the six survivors describe how each fared in ... Read More
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