kris rizzo
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Are there any books written years later about the people that lived after the bomb was dropped?

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Tony Hersey himself published "Hiroshima: The Aftermath. Survivors’ stories."
in the July 15, 1985 issue of The New Yorker Magazine (the same magazine that published his watershed "Hiroshima" in the Aug. 24, 1946 issue).

The magazine has kindly placed the entire text of this follow-up online (together with Hersey's original 1946 reporting):

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Timothy Miyahara Yes. There is an edition available with an additional chapter. Hersey returned to Hiroshima 40 years later and follow up the stories of the 6 main characters. If your version does not include this additional chapter, you can read a brief synopsis on SparkNotes.

Also, I would recommend Charles Pellegrino's To Hell and Back: the Last Train from Hiroshima which I reviewed it today.
I just finished Hersey's and am about to review it as well. Do not get the old version of Pellegrino's work published several years ago. It had inaccuracies and problems that were corrected. See my review for more info. I liked Pellegrino's book much more as he follows the 300 who took the train from Hiroshima to Nagasaki and suffered both bombs. He brings the story up to the aftermath of 9/11 in NYC where bomb survivors lost family at the World Trade Center.
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