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The coldest night : a novel

Author: Robert Olmstead
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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When Henry Childs is threatened by his first love's father, he enlists in the Marines to escape.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Olmstead
ISBN: 9781616200435 161620043X
OCLC Number: 753634653
Description: 287 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Robert Olmstead.

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When Henry Childs is threatened by his first love's father, he enlists in the Marines to escape.

Mercy's father disapproves of their love, so she and Henry flee to New Orleans to play out their passionate affair. When her father hunts them down and takes his daughter home, Henry enlists in the Marines and is thrown into a decisive moment of the Korean War-- the brutal battle of the Chosin Reservoir. Returning home scarred and haunted, he will meet far greater challenges.

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