1945: A Novel
by Robert Conroy
Edited by Tim Mak
Cover Artist: Chris Gibbs
Review by Bill Lawhorn
Ballantine Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780345494795
Date: 29 May 2007 List Price $14.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
The bombs have fallen on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. America knows the end is near. Emperor Hirohito has hinted that he is willing to surrender. The Japanese military didn't agree and were ready to prevent this from happening. War minister general Korechika Anami has a choice to make -- support his emperor or those who wish to continue the war. From official release/information:
Book Description: America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame–their aim: to take America down with them.