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The Resource A dimly burning wick : memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima, by Sadako Teiko Okuda ; with Pamela Bea Wilson Vergun ; with contributions by Ronald Takaki [and others] ; illustrated by Mia Nolting

A dimly burning wick : memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima, by Sadako Teiko Okuda ; with Pamela Bea Wilson Vergun ; with contributions by Ronald Takaki [and others] ; illustrated by Mia Nolting

Label
A dimly burning wick : memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima
Title
A dimly burning wick
Title remainder
memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima
Statement of responsibility
by Sadako Teiko Okuda ; with Pamela Bea Wilson Vergun ; with contributions by Ronald Takaki [and others] ; illustrated by Mia Nolting
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
As the United States debates launching another war in the Middle East, this passionate diary paired with a pondered discussion provides a reality check on how governments goad citizens into going to war and gives a forthright look at the hideous results for civilian casualties. Who bears the responsibility for decisions made in a?democracy? when our leaders or the media exaggerate the threat and downplay the harm our actions will cause?. In this agonizing diary, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima relates the horror of searching through smoldering rubble for signs of her family
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okuda, Sadako
Dewey number
  • 940.54/2521954092 B 22
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D767
LC item number
O4613 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Okuda, Sadako
  • Atomic bomb victims
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
  • Okuda, Sadako
  • HISTORY
  • Atomic bomb victims
  • Japan
  • Kind
  • Hiroshima
Label
A dimly burning wick : memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima, by Sadako Teiko Okuda ; with Pamela Bea Wilson Vergun ; with contributions by Ronald Takaki [and others] ; illustrated by Mia Nolting
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Message from the Author upon the Publication of Her Book in English; In the Beginning; If There Had Been No War ... ; The Big Brother and Little Sister Who Waited; Where Has Yuuichi Gone?; Masako-chan, Who Couldn't See; The Boy Who Went Beddy-Bye with His Mommy; My Mother Wears Glasses Too; Best Friends Forever; Insanity and Greed; What Purpose Do Children Serve?; Waiting at the Foot of the Bridge; Bring Yuri-chan Too; As Long as the War Ends, It's All Right If We Lose; Even Now the Memories of That Time; Restoring Faith; But They Said They'd Only Be Gone One Night
  • The Spirits That Haunt Us AllThe Years Before and After the Bombing; Remarks by a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee; Sadako's Experience and the Insights of Historical Research and Social Psychology; Remembering Hiroshima; A Lesson from Hiroshima; A Brief Summary of the Medical Impacts of Hiroshima; Understanding Hiroshima -- Personal and Policy Lessons to Take into the Future; Acknowledgements
Control code
317453600
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 189 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281793720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317453600
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A dimly burning wick : memoir from the ruins of Hiroshima, by Sadako Teiko Okuda ; with Pamela Bea Wilson Vergun ; with contributions by Ronald Takaki [and others] ; illustrated by Mia Nolting
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Message from the Author upon the Publication of Her Book in English; In the Beginning; If There Had Been No War ... ; The Big Brother and Little Sister Who Waited; Where Has Yuuichi Gone?; Masako-chan, Who Couldn't See; The Boy Who Went Beddy-Bye with His Mommy; My Mother Wears Glasses Too; Best Friends Forever; Insanity and Greed; What Purpose Do Children Serve?; Waiting at the Foot of the Bridge; Bring Yuri-chan Too; As Long as the War Ends, It's All Right If We Lose; Even Now the Memories of That Time; Restoring Faith; But They Said They'd Only Be Gone One Night
  • The Spirits That Haunt Us AllThe Years Before and After the Bombing; Remarks by a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee; Sadako's Experience and the Insights of Historical Research and Social Psychology; Remembering Hiroshima; A Lesson from Hiroshima; A Brief Summary of the Medical Impacts of Hiroshima; Understanding Hiroshima -- Personal and Policy Lessons to Take into the Future; Acknowledgements
Control code
317453600
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 189 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281793720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317453600
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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