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The emperor's general : a novel

Author: James H Webb
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A novel on General MacArthur's rule in post-World War II Japan, portraying him as a Machiavellian figure. He organizes a war-crimes trial against an innocent Japanese general to divert attention from the crimes of the emperor, whose cooperation he needs. By the author of Something to Die For.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Tomobumi Yamashita
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H Webb
ISBN: 0767900766 9780767900768
OCLC Number: 39069475
Description: 401 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: James Webb.
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A novel on General MacArthur's rule in post-World War II Japan, portraying him as a Machiavellian figure. He organizes a war-crimes trial against an innocent Japanese general to divert attention from the crimes of the emperor, whose cooperation he needs. By the author of Something to Die For.

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