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John Hersey

1914–1993
John Hersey traveling on assignment in China, 1946. (Dmitri Kessel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Major works:
A Bell for AdanoHiroshimaThe Algiers Motel Incident

John Hersey published fifteen books of fiction and nine of reportage and essays, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. In 1937 he served as Sinclair Lewis’s secretary.

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