James Jones, who served in combat in the Pacific in World War II, creates a scene of confusion and brutal devastation, as American soldiers struggle against an invincible enemy, and valiant young lives are destroyed.
©1962 James Jones (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings
“The readings themselves are superb” (John Ciardi, Saturday Review)
Wonderful to hear the great James Jones read this excerpt from his classic novel. Wish the whole book were available on audiobook!
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