This book gives rich detail on being a Private joining the Army. Training to be a paratrooper, actually going to war and fighting to get back to the Airborne units after D-Day and freezing in the Battle of the Bulge--all these experiences made me wonder why we go to war in the first place. To say "war is hell" is a oomplete understatement--made by a General.
It was fascinating. I really enjoyed all of it. Tension, history about things I didn't know much about, and lots more.
So let's rehash what we don't like about FDR...really? He was human.. He made mistakes. Just like the rest of us. Yet history shows that he was exactly the President we needed to guide us through World War II. Just imagine where we would be if we had lost that war. Skip this book--you've heard it all before.
Not if I remember their names--which I'd prefer to forget
It's well told.
Your description should have warned a liberal that this book is full of veiled Republican propaganda. Billy Graham may have tried to be neutral with the Democrats, but the writers sure weren't. I felt like I'd been duped into a massive waste of my time. I'm a strong Christian--just in case you wondered. Yes, there are strong Christians in the Democratic Party--we just believe, like the new Pope: that you see the strength of that commitment by how people treat those who are not as fortunate as they are. That was what Jesus taught.
my husband insists that I try one more Iles book before giving up
No, too long, too many storylines
Easy to listen to.
In Cold Blood
Narrators fits the story
I had always wanted to know more about this family and about the bunch who had perpetrated these horrendous crimes.
story was too slow and didn't take us where we wanted to go with it
Jeff Shara's new WW II novel
I don't follow narrators.
we needed more reason to care about these characters than we got. very little humanity until the final scenes with the sister.
I was just disappointed overall. I didn't like any of the characters enough.
setting during WW I
Yes, but that wasn't possible.
I will continuing this heroine in her adventures.
These books have a very interesting and imaginative take on the Robin Hood story. A treat for anyone who enjoys tales of the Dark or Middle Ages.
This is a fun read. Character development is strong, insiteful and imaginative. Whether or not you knit, it's enjoyable to read. I found I couldn't wait to get back to it each time I had to put it down.
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