From Here to Eternity Author:James Jones The Citation of the Judges for Fiction of The National Book Award, 1952 — "The fiction award is given to James Jones' From Here to Eternity for a novel of scope and dimension which develops a major theme with passionate honesty and profound feeling. Mr. Jones has given us a directly experienced and yet imaginative recreation of social circumstanc... more »es that transcends the merely documentary.
"Despite the life they lead, and partly because of it, his characters show themselves capable of great courage, self-determination, love and loyalty to their own code. Ultimately From Here to Eternity is a study not of the American Army but of individuals in search of stable virtues in an unstable world."
This grat novel ahs been produced as a distinguished motion picture by Columbia Pictures.« less