3 edition of A soldier"s story of the war found in the catalog.
A soldier"s story of the war
|Series||Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 7793-7796|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 259 p.,  p. of plates|
|Number of Pages||259|
Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, Dog Soldiers is a story of the Vietnam War and of drug smuggling. Often compared to Joseph Conrad and Ernest Hemingway, and largely considered one of the best Vietnam novels, Stone focuses on two characters, one of whom is a sailor traveling home from Vietnam. The other is a war : Tracy Shapley. Remarque used his experiences of the war to write All Quiet on the Western Front, a story of the experiences of German soldiers during the war. What is interesting about this book is that Remarque made the characters in his book compassionate individuals who vow to fight against the principles of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation, but different uniforms, Author: Romeo Rosales.
The Sorrow of War (Vietnamese: Nỗi buồn chiến tranh) is a novel by the Vietnamese writer Bảo novel was Ninh's graduation project at the Nguyen Du Writing School in Hanoi. It tells the story of a soldier who is collecting dead bodies after a battle and then begins to think about his : Bao Ninh. “The best Civil War story told from the perspective of the common soldier.” “The best psychological portrait of a soldier dealing with his fear in battle.” The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant () by Ulysses S. Grant “Most memoirs by generals are filled with lies, deceptions and half-truths.
Soldiers’ Stories by Gwen Glazer, Communications Novem This Veterans’ Day, when we honor the contributions of the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, we’re thinking about books told from the perspective of soldiers, pilots, medical personnel, and Author: Gwen Glazer. Book Review: "A Soldier of the Great War" by Mark Helprin Mark Helprin's page epic novel "A Soldier of the Great War" is a couple years away from being twenty years old. But having just read it, I'll offer what could end up being the last review written about it.
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Wert Author of Gettysburg: Day Three Testament is a gripping story of one Union soldier's experiences in the Civil War.
Benjamin "Webb" Baker's letters are rich in details, full of patriotism, and frank about the horror and by: 1. Matti Friedman tells a war story with a journalist’s rigor and eye for detail, and a poet’s touch.
He manages to be lyrical, graceful, and deeply evocative even when tackling the harshest subjects imaginable.” —Lucette Lagnado, author of The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit/5(). After years of battling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from The Iraq war, he has decided to share his struggle in his book Combat Medic: A soldier's story of the Iraq war and PTSD in hopes to educate the world on the invisible war veterans face at home.
Please visit his website at (57). A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin A Soldier of the Great War is a novel by American writer Mark Helprin about the Great War. It was published in May by Harcourt.
As a young man, Alessandro Giuliani foresees Italy's entry into the Great War, and joins the navy rather than waiting to be drafted into the more dangerous infantry/5. Soldiers Stories: A Collection of World War II Memoirs opens our eyes to the reality of This is a different kind of history book, one told, not by historians, but by the families of the veterans of World War II.
Here they tell the stories that have never been heard/5. Based on the true story of Civil War hero Sarah Edmonds, who enlisted in the Union Army as Frank Thompson, this is one story so full of incredible twists and turns that readers will be compelled have to finish it just to find out what happens/5(20).
The Soldier's War includes incredible never-published-before letters and photographs to reveal the true stories of a lost generation. The Soldier's War traces the war chronologically, taking stories from each year of the fighting and following the British Tommy through devastating battles and trench warfare to the armistice in /5.
George Washington Nichols, in his autobiographical account, A Soldier's Story of His Regiment, depicts life in the 61st Georgia Volunteer Infantry during the Civil : Directed by Norman Jewison. With Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier. An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II/10(K).
I like Life Stories, Biographies, particularly Autobiographies, as there is nothing more credible, convincing and stimulating than learning about the life, times and thoughts of a great person, especially from his own writings.
It’s called verisimilitude, I think. A Soldier’s Story is a magnificent book. It is a unique masterpiece, a classic!Author: Vikram Waman Karve. A Soldier's Story is a American drama film directed by Norman Jewison, adapted by Charles Fuller from his Pulitzer Prize -winning Off Broadway production A Soldier's Play.
A black military officer who is also a lawyer is sent to investigate the murder of a Based on: A Soldier's Play, by Charles Fuller. A Soldier of the Great War About the Book In the summer ofAlessandro Giuliani, an old and partially lame professor of aesthetics —white hair and mustaches, white suit, cane— is thrown off a trolley on the outskirts of Rome after he comes to the defense of a young and semi-literate factory worker who has irritated the driver.
Soldiers' Stories of the War, by Various All the stories in this volume are told by men who were seen personally, and who, with one or two exceptions—cases of soldiers who had returned to the front—read the typescripts of their narratives, so that accuracy should be secured.
The narrators spoke while the impressions of fighting and hardships and things seen were still strong and clear; in Category: BOOKS_AND_REFERENCE. In the opening of the book, we meet a generation of young men and women who have known nothing but war.
First is young Richard Opio, 17 in and a former child soldier of the : Ishmael Beah. (Full audio books for everyone earns money off of the above links.) Leander Stillwell was an year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S.
Civil War broke out. In this Civil War story, Carter Druse, a young soldier from a wealthy Virginia family elects to fight for the Union. We find him posted on sentry duty, guarding the valley where five regiments of Union soldiers are hunkered down and hiding.
Carter's orders are to prevent a. A lot of soldiers joke about it. Look at that little foot and the bastard child that got blown up, but I guarantee that soldier thinks about it a little bit more deeper than that.
I don't really Author: Trish Wood. Inspired by her grandfather's bayonet wound, the first book in Pat Barker's Regeneration trilogy was nominated for the Booker Prize and focuses not on the war itself, but on soldiers being.
This is a soldier’s story turned into fiction and told with expressive power and remarkable intensity. The Yellow Birds is heartfelt and successful effort to witness and contribute to a war. All that said, this book is a beautiful love story and is also quite funny. It might be weird to admit this but if I recall correctly the book nearly made me cry — seriously.
This book may be “about” war, but it is, like most of these books, mostly about people. Knight’s Cross: A .A black soldier is killed while returning to his base in the deep south.
The white people of the area are suspected at first. A tough black army attorney is brought in to find out the truth. We find out a bit more about the dead soldier in flashbacks - and that he was unpopular. Will the attorney find the killer?
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