Book Reviews of East Wind, Rain

East Wind, Rain
East Wind Rain
Author: N. Richard Nash
ISBN-13: 9780553194098
ISBN-10: 0553194097
Publication Date: 1/1/1978
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Pearl Harbor, 1941. Here is N. Richard Nash's magnificent, bestselling novel about a time of romance and intrigue, as Japan steals across the Pacific...and three remarkable people are hurled into a violent private war...Johanna-A woman ruled buy a fervent lust for revenge. Commander Clark-A man burning to posess her in secret sin. Tokan-An aristocrat who drove them to rapturous depths...and murder. High on the treacherous slopes of Mauna Loa, they come together in a jungle of exploding passions and unspeakable terror just before the bombs fall...
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The premise is interesting--Hawaii just before WW2 from the perspective of a military family. Because the reader knows what will ultimately happen, the author is able to create a sense of urgency through history, not his characters. I did not like the ho-hum sexual attraction between the married commander and a base widow; it detracted from the author's theme.
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A stunning novel of secret love and savage betrayal as the winds of war sweep toward Pearl Harbor.