Nagasaki : life after nuclear war / Susan Southard.
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|Beaufort - Bluffton Branch||940.54252 SOU (Text)||0530005725501||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780670025626
- Physical Description: xix, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-372) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
A note on Japanese names and terms -- Prologue -- Convergence -- Flashpoint -- Embers -- Exposed -- Time suspended -- Emergence -- Afterlife -- Against forgetting -- Gaman -- Hibakusha sources and selected bibliography.
This book is a powerful and unflinching account of the enduring impact of nuclear war, told through the stories of those who survived. On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a small port city on Japan's southernmost island. An estimated 74,000 people died within the first five months, and another 75,000 were injured. Published on the seventieth anniversary of the bombing, Nagasaki takes readers from the morning of the bombing to the city today, telling the first-hand experiences of five survivors, all of whom were teenagers at the time of the devastation. Susan Southard has spent years interviewing hibakusha ("bomb-affected people") and researching the physical, emotional, and social challenges of post-atomic life. She weaves together dramatic eyewitness accounts with searing analysis of the policies of censorship and denial that colored much of what was reported about the bombing both in the United States and Japan. A gripping narrative of human resilience, Nagasaki will help shape public discussion and debate over one of the most controversial wartime acts in history. - Publisher.
Published to coincide with the seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, a narrative of human resilience, told through first-hand experiences of five survivors, reveals the physical, emotional, and social challenges of post-atomic life.
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