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The suicide run : five tales of the Marine Corps

Author: William Styron; James L W West
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Best known for his ambitious novels, Styron also created personal but no less powerful tales based on his real-life experiences as a U.S. Marine. This book collects five of these meticulously rendered narratives, one published here for the first time, bringing to life the drama, inhumanity, absurdity, and heroism that forever changed the men who served in the Marine Corps.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: William Styron
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Styron; James L W West
ISBN: 9781400068227 1400068223
OCLC Number: 268957401
Description: 194 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Blankenship (1953) --
Marriott, the Marine (1971) --
The suicide run (1974) --
My father's house (1988) --
Elobey, Annobobon, and Corisco (1995)
Responsibility: William Styron ; [edited by James L.W. West III].

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Best known for his ambitious novels, Styron also created personal but no less powerful tales based on his real-life experiences as a U.S. Marine. This book collects five of these meticulously rendered narratives, one published here for the first time, bringing to life the drama, inhumanity, absurdity, and heroism that forever changed the men who served in the Marine Corps.--From publisher description.

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