One Sunny Day: A Child's Memories of Hiroshima

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"Every year when the days begin to stretch and the penetrating heat of summer rises to a scorching point, I am brought back to one sunny day in a faraway land. I was a young child waiting for my mother to come home. On that day, however, the sun and the earth melted together. My mother would not come home..." Hideko was ten years old when the atomic bomb devastated her home in Hiroshima. In this eloquent and moving narrative, Hideko recalls her life before the bomb, the explosion itself, and the influence of that trauma upon her subsequent life ...
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"Every year when the days begin to stretch and the penetrating heat of summer rises to a scorching point, I am brought back to one sunny day in a faraway land. I was a young child waiting for my mother to come home. On that day, however, the sun and the earth melted together. My mother would not come home..." Hideko was ten years old when the atomic bomb devastated her home in Hiroshima. In this eloquent and moving narrative, Hideko recalls her life before the bomb, the explosion itself, and the influence of that trauma upon her subsequent life in Japan and the United States. Her years in America have given her unusual insights into the relationship between Japanese and American cultures and the impact of Hiroshima on our lives.
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Eight articles contain the course notes of the June 1996 summer course for students on a graduate level and researchers in industry engaged in scientific computing, who have little or not experience with high performance computing. The lectures presented here deal to a large extent with algorithmic, programming and implementation issues, as well as experiences gained so far on parallel platforms. Topics include: basic concepts of parallel computers, parallelization strategies, programming aspects, parallel algorithms, applications in computational fluid dynamics, the present hardware situation, and developments to be expected. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812693270
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/31/2008
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 0.55 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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