Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission

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Product Details

Price
$19.00  $17.67
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385495653

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About the Author

HAMPTON SIDES is the author of The New York Times bestselling histories On Desperate Ground, In the Kingdom of Ice, Hellhound on his Trail, Blood and Thunder, and Ghost Soldiers, which won the PEN USA Award for Nonfiction. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Reviews

"[Sides] liberates his story from documentary and turns it into epic. . . . More than any monument, Ghost Soldiers is the memorial both prisoners and liberators deserve." --The Seattle Times

"The greatest World War II story never told." --Esquire

"[A] beautiful account of heroism . . . Sure to be a classic." --Men's Journal

"Riveting and patriotically stirring without ever slipping into mawkishness or sentimentality." --The New York Times

"Thoroughly researched and artfully told. . . . A compelling story filled with colorful characters." --The San Francisco Chronicle