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Daemon
Posted: Friday, June 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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John Hersey (1914)

Born in China to missionary parents, Hersey worked as a journalist in East Asia, Italy, and the Soviet Union from 1937 to 1946, including as a war correspondent during WWII. In 1944, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel A Bell for Adano, which depicts the Allied occupation of a Sicilian town. He later combined fact and fiction in his most famous work, Hiroshima, about the experiences of atomic-blast survivors. How did Hersey inspire Dr. Seuss to write The Cat in the Hat? More...
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Too bad someone can't easily inspire more reading by young students.

Mise, tá mé lán de dea-fhortún.
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Posted: Friday, June 17, 2011 3:49:37 PM

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GabhSigenod wrote:
Too bad someone can't easily inspire more reading by young students.


Oh, but they can. It has been done countless times before. It's all in the promotion of quality writing.
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