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Bruce Henderson

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Bruce Henderson is the author of more than twenty nonfiction books, including a #1 New York Times that was made into a highly-rated network miniseries. His books have been published in more than a dozen countries. His latest book is Bridge to the Sun: The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II. He is also the author of the NYT bestseller, Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler, a story recently profiled on CBS' 60 Minutes. An award-winning journalist and author, Henderson has taught reporting at USC School of Journalism and nonfiction writing at Stanford University. He lives in Menlo Park, California.

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Bruce Henderson The best thing about being a NONFICTION writer is that I get to tell real stories about real people. In the process, I've taken some incredible journe…moreThe best thing about being a NONFICTION writer is that I get to tell real stories about real people. In the process, I've taken some incredible journeys and met some amazing individuals with whom I would otherwise not have crossed paths.(less)
Bruce Henderson By doing something other than sitting in front of a blank monitor. Get up, move around, take a walk, empty the garbage for the third time that day. Th…moreBy doing something other than sitting in front of a blank monitor. Get up, move around, take a walk, empty the garbage for the third time that day. Then, when you are ready, go back to thinking about the story you want to tell. That usually puts me in a hurry to get back to writing. The best way to start or restart? "Write the truest sentence that you know." (Thank you Ernest Hemingway.) (less)
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Fatal North: Murder and Sur...

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Rescue at Los Baños: The Mo...

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Trace Evidence: The Hunt fo...

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True North: Peary, Cook, an...

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Down to the Sea: An Epic St...

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Sons and Soldiers is now available. It is set in Europe during WWII. My new one, Bridge to the Sun, now available for preorder, will be out on 9/27. It takes place in the Pacific during WWII. Both I researched with personal interviews, oral histories See Full Answer
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My book, Bridge to the Sun: The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II, will be published by Knopf on Sept. 27, 2022. The nonfiction narrative follows six Japanese American soldiers, among the first Nisei in c ...more
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“nearly 60 percent of the credible intelligence gathered in Europe came from Ritchie Boys.”
Bruce Henderson, Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

“Stories untold are too often stories lost.”
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“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Stories untold are too often stories lost.”
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“Hours before his death in 1955 from a ruptured abdominal aortic ayeurysm, Albert Einstein's doctors proposed trying a new and unproven surgery as a final option for extending his life. Einstein refused. "I have done my share," he said. "It is time to go. I will do it elegantly.”
Albert Einstein




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