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Mr. Straight Arrow

The Career of John Hersey, Author of Hiroshima

Mr. Straight Arrow( )
Author: Treglown, Jeremy
ISBN:978-0-374-28026-0
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

Few are the books with as immediate an impact and as enduring a legacy as John Hersey's Hiroshima. First published as an entire issue of The New Yorker in 1946, it was serialized in newspapers the world over and has never gone out of print. By conveying plainly the experiences of six survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing and its aftermath, Hersey brought to light the magnitude of nuclear war. And in his adoption of novelistic techniques, he prefigured the conventions of New Journalism....
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.2 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.594 Kilograms



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