Hideko Tamura Friedman

Hideko Tamura Friedman (now Hideko Tamura Snider) was a therapist in private practice and part-time social worker in the Radiation Oncology Department at the University of Chicago Hospitals when this was written. She was a child of ten in Hiroshima when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945. She came to the United States in 1952, after finishing high school. Hiroshima Memories was adapted from a longer work, One Sunny Day.