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Voices from Chernobyl : The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Reprint) (Paperback) (Svetlana

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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardOn April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe.Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal accounts of the tragedy. Journalist Svetlana Alexievich interviewed hundreds of people affected by the meltdown---from innocent citizens to firefighters to those called in to clean up the disaster---and their stories reveal the fear, anger, and uncertainty with which they still live. Comprised of interviews in monologue form,Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially important work, unforgettable in its emotional power and honesty.

 
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
 
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal accounts of the tragedy. Journalist Svetlana Alexievich interviewed hundreds of people affected by the meltdown---from innocent citizens to firefighters to those called in to clean up the disaster---and their stories reveal the fear, anger, and uncertainty with which they still live. Comprised of interviews in monologue form, Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially important work, unforgettable in its emotional power and honesty.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 236.0
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: World
Format: Paperback
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Language: English
Street Date: April 18, 2006
TCIN: 11443664
UPC: 9780312425845
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-3690

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