Voices from Chernobyl
  • PublisherSt Martin's Press
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Publication Date2006/04/18
  • Size13.7 x 20.5 x 2.3 cm
  • Page236Page
  • BindingPaperback
  • Weight(kg)0.35kg
  • ISBN9780312425845
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Voices from Chernobyl

————The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster

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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 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.