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Left for dead : a young man's search for justice for the USS Indianapolis

Author: Peter Nelson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recalls the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis at the end of World War II, the navy cover-up and unfair court martial of the ship's captain, and how a young boy helped the survivors set the record straight fifty-five years later.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelson, Peter, 1953-
Left for dead.
New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)605968130
Online version:
Nelson, Peter, 1953-
Left for dead.
New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606937108
Named Person: Charles Butler McVay, III; Hunter Scott; Charles Butler McVay; Hunter Scott; Charles Butler McVay, III; Hunter Scott; Charles Butler McVay; Hunter Scott
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nelson
ISBN: 0385729596 9780385729598 0385900333 9780385900331 0385730918 9780385730914 0440229456 9780440229452
OCLC Number: 48397821
Awards: Winner of ALA Best Books for Young Adults 2003
Winner of Christopher Award 2003
Winner of Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List 2004
Winner of Christopher Awards (Young Adult) 2003
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2004
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades 6-8) 2004
Short-listed for Young Hoosier Book Award (Middle Grades) 2006
Short-listed for Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2005
Target Audience: Middle School.; 1260
Description: xx, 201 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: Sailor --
Boy --
Background; the enemy --
Men --
Mission --
Sinking --
Ordeal --
Rescue --
Guilty --
Court-martial --
Price --
Boy's crusade --
Reckoning --
Exoneration.
Responsibility: Peter Nelson ; with a preface by Hunter Scott.
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Recalls the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis at the end of World War II, the navy cover-up and unfair court martial of the ship's captain, and how a young boy helped the survivors set the record straight fifty-five years later.

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