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Into the Valley: Marines at Guadalcanal

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Informationen zum Autor John Hersey (1914-93) was a correspondent for Time and Life magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Gu... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor John Hersey (1914-93) was a correspondent for Time and Life magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Guadalcanal! the largest of the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific. While there! Hersey observed a small battle upon which Into the Valley is based. While the battle itself was not of great significance! Hersey gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment! recounts conversations among the men before! during! and after battle! and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works of daily heroism. John Hersey wrote several non-fiction books and numerous novels! including A Bell for Adano! which won the Pulitzer Prize. Klappentext John Hersey (1914-93) was a correspondent for "Time" and "Life" magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Guadalcanal! the largest of the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific. While there! Hersey observed a small battle upon which "Into the Valley" is based. While the battle itself was not of great significance! Hersey gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment! recounts conversations among the men before! during! and after battle! and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works of daily heroism.

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<div>John Hersey (1914–93) was a correspondent for <i>Time</i> and <i>Life</i> magazines when in 1942 he was sent to cover Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific. While there, Hersey observed a small battle upon which <i>Into the Valley</i> is based. While the battle itself was not of great significance, Hersey gives insightful details concerning the jungle environment, recounts conversations among the men before, during, and after battle, and describes how the wounded were evacuated as well as other works of daily heroism.<br><br></div>

Produktinformationen

Titel: Into the Valley: Marines at Guadalcanal
Untertitel: Marines At Guadalcanal
Illustrator:
Autor:
EAN: 9780803273283
ISBN: 978-0-8032-7328-3
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Univ Of Nebraska Pr
Genre: Politik, Gesellschaft & Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 164
Gewicht: 132g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T6mm
Jahr: 2002