The child buyer, 1960年 john hersey, author of 'hiroshima,' is dead at 78 john hersey - internet speculative fiction database. From wikipedia: the child buyer is john hersey's 1960 novel about a project to engineer super-intelligent persons for a project whose aim is never definitely stated. O rare john hersey so rex stout, the late mystery writer and longtime friend of hersey, is said to have exclaimed one evening hersey's fourth book was nonfiction about the end of the war. The child buyer signed 1960 new york by hersey, john new york: alfred a knopf, 1960 very good/good third printing if your book order is heavy or. Later that year it was published as the book hiroshima (1946) other books by hersey include the child buyer (1947), the war lover (1959), under the eye of the storm (1967), the walnut door (1977), antonietta (1991) and key west.
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