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Key West Tales
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1996
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-77263-7 (0-679-77263-4)

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






Antonietta
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 1993
$19.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74181-7 (0-679-74181-X)

A saga of a magnificent violin, Antonietta, named after a beautiful woman who was the inspiration of Antonio Stradivari's later years. As Hersey brings Mozart, Berlioz, and Stravinsky to life, he offers us a marvelous celebration of the changing character and eternal art and power of music. Read more






Hiroshima
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Paperback | March 1989
$7.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72103-1 (0-679-72103-7)

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






A Single Pebble
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1989
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-75697-4 (0-394-75697-5)

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... Read more






A Bell for Adano
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1988
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-75695-0 (0-394-75695-9)

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






The Wall
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1988
$24.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-75696-7 (0-394-75696-7)

Riveting and compelling, The Wall tells the inspiring story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto. John Hersey's novel documents the Warsaw ghetto both as an emblem of Nazi persecution and as a personal confrontation with torture, starvation, humiliation, and cruelty -- a gripping... Read more






Blues
Written by John Hersey
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1988
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-394-75702-5 (0-394-75702-5)

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Hiroshima
Written by John Hersey
Knopf | Hardcover | August 1985
$26.95/37.95(Canada) | 978-0-394-54844-9 (0-394-54844-2)

Hiroshima is the story of six human beings who lived through the greatest single manmade disaster in history. With what Bruce Bliven called "the simplicity of genius," John Hersey tells what these six -- a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic... Read more





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