John Hersey

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Birthday
17, 1914
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Mar 24, 1993 (78)
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Birthday
17, 1914
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Mar 24, 1993 (78)

About

American writer and journalist known as one of the first practitioners of New Journalism.

Before Fame

He wrote articles for Time and Life magazine during World War II.

Trivia

He wrote a 31,000-word article titled Hiroshima documenting the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.

Family Life

He married Clare Boothe Luce.

Associated With

He was good friends with writer Ralph Ellison.

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