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Pacific Glory | [P. T. Deutermann]

Pacific Glory

Marsh Vincent, Mick McCarty, and Tommy Lewis were inseparable friends during their naval academy years, each man in love with the beautiful, unattainable Glory Hawthorne. Only Tommy wins her heart and marries Glory after graduation. Different skills set the three men on separate paths in the Navy, but they are all forever changed by the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941.

Glory, now Tommy’s widow, is a tough Navy nurse still grieving her loss while trying to save lives at the Pearl Harbor naval hospital.

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Publisher's Summary

Marsh Vincent, Mick McCarty, and Tommy Lewis were inseparable friends during their naval academy years, each man in love with the beautiful, unattainable Glory Hawthorne. Only Tommy wins her heart and marries Glory after graduation. Different skills set the three men on separate paths in the Navy, but they are all forever changed by the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941.

Glory, now Tommy’s widow, is a tough Navy nurse still grieving her loss while trying to save lives at the Pearl Harbor naval hospital. Marsh, a surface ship officer, finds himself in the thick of terrifying sea combat from Guadalcanal, through the turning point at Midway, to a climactic showdown with the Japanese fleet at Leyte Gulf. Mick, a hotshot fighter pilot with a drinking problem and a chip on his shoulder, seeks redemption after a series of failures leaves him grounded and ashamed.

Filled with wide-screen action, romance, and heroism tinged with the brutal reality of war, Pacific Glory is an old-fashioned military adventure of the first order.

©2011 P. T. Deutermann (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

Praise for Pacific Glory:
“Epic, eloquent, stirring...a war novel that is both sweeping and intensely personal." (Library Journal

“Pacific Glory is a tale brilliantly told for anyone who loves history or an adventure in the spirit of Patrick O’Brian. Deutermann’s eye for capturing the romance, valor, and sacrifice of life at sea is unforgettable. From the first pages, as Deutermann reels you in, you are hooked, drawn into the past and finally delivered back to the future, a journey taken with unforgettable characters.” (Doug Stanton, New York Times bestselling author of Horse Soldiers and In Harm’s Way)

“Authentic down to the last riveting detail, Pacific Glory will mesmerize anyone who wants to relive the U.S. Navy’s war with Japan – while a mysterious love story about three Annapolis men in love with the same exotic woman winds through the bomb blasts and salvos.” (Thomas Fleming, New York Times bestselling author of Time and Tide)

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    "Captures you from the start"

    War stories are not something I typically enjoy, but Deutermann is easily my favorite author so I thought it was worth a try. I am so glad I bought it. I was engaged by the end of the first chapter. Characters were really brought to life. Absolutely wonderful!

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    Jim Warrington, PA, United States 07-10-11
    Jim Warrington, PA, United States 07-10-11 Member Since 2014
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    "Pacofic Glory"

    This is a Deutermann classic. I have listenened to most of his books and found Pacific Glory to be his best. Narration by Dick Hill was outstanding.

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    ChellyBelle Dundurn, SK, Canada 07-04-11
    ChellyBelle Dundurn, SK, Canada 07-04-11
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    "A fantastic listen!"

    I've always been a Deutermann fan, but seldom read much WWI or WWII fiction - it's just not my thing. That said, I found this book to be exceptional in every way; the characters are extremely well written and fleshed out, and the story is funny and sad and scary and exciting in all the best possible ways.

    On the narration side, I was very pleased; I've always been a Dick Hill fan, but in the past, have found his rendering of female voices to be kind of whiny and grating; for me, this book was a huge improvement.

    Overall, I highly recommend this book, even if you think the topic isn't one you're normally interested in.

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    Ann M. Roland Columbia, MO USA 04-01-11
    Ann M. Roland Columbia, MO USA 04-01-11 Member Since 2006

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    "Great Book"

    This is an excellent read. P. T. Deutermann's books just get better and better. I strongly recommend this book.

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    Douglas Narberth, PA, United States 02-11-15
    Douglas Narberth, PA, United States 02-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    This is the best WW2 story I have ever read! The author does a great job weaving fact with fiction. Incredibly realistic with surprising plot twists.

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    Dale San Diego, CA, United States 08-28-13
    Dale San Diego, CA, United States 08-28-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Great author, put off by narrator"
    Would you try another book from P. T. Deutermann and/or Dick Hill?

    Have been reading P. T. Deutermann for years with much enjoyment. After trying this audible I found myself listening to the second half of the recording through sheer willpower. The narrator has one, East Coast tough guy voice for all charactors under all circumstances. I'll continue to read Deutermann but on my Kindle in the future.


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    Trish Virginia 05-06-13
    Trish Virginia 05-06-13 Member Since 2010

    I have always loved to read, and now I really enjoy listening to my books as well!!

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    "Really Enjoyed!!"

    This turned out to be an excellent audiobook--it surprised me! It has a story that progresses nicely throughout, and I learned quite a bit about some of the battles in the Pacific during WWII (educating through an entertaining novel--I can do that!). I had to chuckle--at one point I couldn't get the picture of the old "Battleship" game out of my head when the author was describing fleet positioning, sonar detection and strategies to figure out who and where enemy vessels were :)

    This was a very good novel, and the narrator was excellent. It was an all-around win--I'm sure others will enjoy as much as I did!

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    P.E. Gaerttner 10-01-12 Member Since 2007
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    "Deutermann/Hill - Killer Combo"
    What did you love best about Pacific Glory?

    Informative, entertaining story for those who are not into history.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Sorry, I liked them all.


    Which character – as performed by Dick Hill – was your favorite?

    Dick Hill is the best out there - husband and I are always happy to find he will be reading our next choice.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Made me think and appreciate what our parents did/sacrificed for this country.


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    Jeff BELVIDERE, IL, United States 09-10-12
    Jeff BELVIDERE, IL, United States 09-10-12
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    "Pacific Glory exceeded my expectations"
    What made the experience of listening to Pacific Glory the most enjoyable?

    I cared about the characters.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story interacts with the most heroic action of WWII in the Pacific.


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    linda LIVONIA, MICHIGAN, United States 08-26-12
    linda LIVONIA, MICHIGAN, United States 08-26-12 Member Since 2012
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I hated to see it end. It is not particularly a love story as you first think but a story of 4 people who lived thru the war.
    you cannot put it down.


    What other book might you compare Pacific Glory to and why?

    i like all Duetermans book....so the rest of them.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


    Any additional comments?

    read it

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