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6 edition of Masako"s story found in the catalog.

Masako"s story

surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima

by Kikuko Otake

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ahadada Books in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Otake, Kikuko,
  • Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography,
  • Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Poetry,
  • Children of atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography,
  • Children of atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Poetry,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Personal narratives,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Poetry,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKikuko Otake.
    GenreBiography., Poetry., Personal narratives.
    ContributionsOtake, Kikuko.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 O82 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19969057M
    ISBN 100978141466
    ISBN 109780978141462
    LC Control Number2008360717

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Kikuko Otake, an award-winning haiku, tanka and senryu poet, is a /5(6). On August 6,when the world's first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the Furuta family was living one mile away from the hypocenter. Five year old Kikuko, her mother, Masako, and her two brothers barely escaped with their lives.

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