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Antonietta

Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 324 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 27, 1993
Price: $19.00

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A Bell for Adano

Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 1988
Price: $15.00

An Italian-American major in World War II wins the love and admiration of the local townspeople when he searches for a replacement for the 700 year-old town bell that had been melted down for bullets by the fascists. Read more >

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Blues

Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 228 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 1988
Price: $15.00

"Almost no one has answered 'why fish?' better than Mr. Hersey...what he does best of all is evoke wonder." — The New York Times Book Review

"Blues is, of course, about much more than the pleasures and techniques of fishing; it is, as Fisherman tells Stranger, about interconnections -- the ties between... Read more >

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Hiroshima

Written by John Hersey


Format: Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 4, 1989
Price: $7.95

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity"... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Hiroshima

Written by John Hersey


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 12, 1985
Price: $26.95

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Also available as a paperback.

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Key West Tales
Stories
Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 6, 1996
Price: $15.00

Alternating a tale of the past that has become a part of Key West legend with a contemporary story that reflects the pulse of life there today, Hersey weaves in these stories a brilliant human tapestry of the place that means a great deal to him. From the author of A... Read more >

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A Single Pebble

Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 11, 1989
Price: $15.00

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites. Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze—until the interplay of... Read more >

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The Wall

Written by John Hersey


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 1988
Price: $24.00

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
Winner of the Daroff Memorial Fiction Award of the Jewish Book Council of America
Winner of the Sidney Hillman Foundation Book Award



Riveting and compelling, The Wall tells the inspiring story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto... Read more >
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