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Letters from the End of the World mobi ´ A Firsthand Account of the Bombing of Hiroshima read ã join or create book clubs Û ➳ [Reading] ➶ Letters from the End of the World: A Firsthand Account of the Bombing of Hiroshima By Join or cOunding the close of World War II in terms so personal they will not soon be forgotten By the time we reach the account of Fumiyo's horrifying death on Aug 20 which we see from both Ogura's perspective and that of his 11 year old daugther Kazuko who kept a diary the sadness and anger that have been building up through the whole book are almost unbearable The uncompromising anger toward Japan's military leaders that is expressed throughout is striking and unusual Elizabeth Ward The Japan Tim Unforgettable horrifying a reality check for those who think war is like in the movies the writer takes u there in the exact moments as people encounter the bluish white flash eg a woman strolling the shopping district is suddenly engulfed in the biggest lightening bolt she's ever seen and a family sitting down to dinner one minute then thrown into a cataclysm of blindness fear and disorientation it is truly a look into the end of the world

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A love story in the form of letters to the author's young wife who died soon after the bombing of Hiroshima More than fifty years after the Second World War the scars left by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima refuse to heal This compelling account of one man's experience gives a human face to the events of August 6 1945 For a week after the bombing the author who was an assistant professor at Hiroshima University wandered the decimated streets of the city searching for his wife and his younge Letters from the end of the world was a good read Picked it up because we read it for a book club Didn't think I would like it Very informative sad Learned alot

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Letters from the End of the World A Firsthand Account of the Bombing of HiroshimaSt son He finally located them but his wife died just days later Grief stricken the author wrote her a series of letters over the next year outlining the things he had seen and heard during her last days on earth In 1948 the letters became the first eyewitness account of an atomic bombing ever published This powerful record shows how one family's future was altered in an instant Comprised of correspondence diary entries and drawings Letters from the End of the World presents the events surr I assigned this book for my Honors 9th Grade World History Class Enlightenment to the Present and the students gave a positive review of the book