Hiroshima Notes by Kenzaburo Oe

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Nobel prize-winner Kenzaburo Oe persistently confronts the hellish dimensions of contemporary life with keen and balanced grasp of personal concerns and social realities. This is his moving statement on the meaning of the Hiroshima bombing. Its universal message, developed by Oe over a number of essays, concerns the moral and ethical implications of nuclear war.
 

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Published July 1, 2000 by Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Reissued with a new introduction by the author for the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Nobel Prize winner Oe's 19635 ruminations on the Atomic Age are still timely.

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Japanese novelist Oe, who won a Nobel Prize in 1994, wrote these searching essays between 1963 and 1965, when he made frequent visits to the rebuilt city of Hiroshima and interviewed survivors. The co

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Japanese novelist Oe, who won a Nobel Prize in 1994, wrote these searching essays between 1963 and 1965, when he made frequent visits to the rebuilt city of Hiroshima and interviewed survivors.

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