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The James Jones reader : outstanding selections from his war writings

Author: James Jones; James Richard Giles; Michael Lennon
Publisher: Secaucus, NJ : Carol Pub. Group, ©1991.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, James, 1921-1977.
James Jones reader.
Secaucus, NJ : Carol Pub. Group, ©1991
(OCoLC)551354126
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Jones; James Richard Giles; Michael Lennon
ISBN: 1559720662 9781559720663
OCLC Number: 22982978
Notes: "Including From here to eternity, The thin red line, and Whistle."
"A Birch Lane Press book."
Description: 402, [2] p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: From here to eternity (excerpts) --
The Pistol (excerpts) --
The thin red line (excerpts) --
Whistle (excerpts) --
WWII: The evolution of a soldier ; In the beginning ; Guadalcanal ; Soldier's evolution ; Green and obscene ; The big war ; Casualties ; Anonymity ; Hospital ; The final evolution ; An end to it ; Pass in review --
The ice-cream headache and other stories. The temper of steel ; The way it is ; Greater love --
Some came running (excerpts) --
Viet journal. The call ; Doubts ; Trip to Pleiku ; Breaking point ; Healy ; Special forces soldier ; Fear ; The simian figure ; The beggar woman ; Hawaiian recall --
Appendix: Unpublished work from the 1940s. They shall inherit the laughter. Johnny's first kill ; The wounding of Shelley ; Johnny's speech to the draftees ; Attu --
A book report of The red badge of courage --
Notes for From here to eternity.
Other Titles: Novels.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Giles and J. Michael Lennon.

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