Pellegrino, Charles.

To Hell and Back : The Last Train from Hiroshima - Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015. - 1 online resource (433 p.) - eBooks on Demand Asia/Pacific/Perspectives . - Asia/Pacific/Perspectives .

Contents; Preface; Foreword; Chapter 1. The Killing Star; Chapter 2. Gojira's Egg; Chapter 3. Setsuko; Chapter 4. And the Rest Were Neutrinos; Chapter 5. The Crazy Iris; Chapter 6. Kaiten and the Faithful Elephants; Chapter 7. A Vapor in the Heavens; Chapter 8. Threads; Chapter 9. Testament; Chapter 10. Legacy: To Fold a Thousand Paper Cranes; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index; About the Author

To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, "you are there" time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino's scientific authority and close relationship with the A-bomb survivors make his account the most gripping and authoritative ever written.

Also available from compatible vendors is an enhanced e-book version containing never-before-seen video clips of the survivors, their descendants, and the cities as they are today.



9781442250598 43.49 (UA)


Atomic bomb -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- History -- 20th century.
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography.
Forensic archaeology -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Biography.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.


Electronic books.

D767.25.H6 P45 2015

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