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The sand pebbles

Author: Richard McKenna
Publisher: New York : RosettaBooks, 2003.
Series: Classics of naval literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a spirit of nationalism inspired by Chiang Kai-shek's leadership begins to sweep through China, the river gunship San Pablo is ordered to patrol the region and to protect U.S. citizens. The crew of the ship is soon drawn into an international conflict when the Chinese Nationalists begin trying to expel the "foreign devils" from their shores. The conflict not only serves to illustrate the divide between east and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Naval history
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKenna, Richard.
Sand pebbles.
New York : RosettaBooks, 2003
(DLC) 00503640
(OCoLC)44712507
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard McKenna
ISBN: 0795305125 9780795305122 0795305168 9780795305160
OCLC Number: 52939862
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preliminaries; Copyright; Contents; eForeword; Chapters 1 --
5; Chapters 6 --
11; Chapters 12 --
17; Chapters 18 --
23; Chapters 24 --
29; Chapters 30 --
35; Chapters 36 --
41; Chapters 42 --
47; About the Author; About this Title.
Series Title: Classics of naval literature.
Responsibility: by Richard McKenna.

Abstract:

As a spirit of nationalism inspired by Chiang Kai-shek's leadership begins to sweep through China, the river gunship San Pablo is ordered to patrol the region and to protect U.S. citizens. The crew of the ship is soon drawn into an international conflict when the Chinese Nationalists begin trying to expel the "foreign devils" from their shores. The conflict not only serves to illustrate the divide between east and west but also causes a rift between the members of the crew. The protagonist of McKenna's novel, Jack Holman, is a machinist aboard the San Pablo who has joined the navy in order to a.

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