The Man Without a Country Author:Edward Everett Hale He's a soldier turned traitor. In open court he curses the country he has sworn to honor and defend: "D-n the United States! I wish I may never hear of the United States again!" His punishment? To get his wish. — For fifty long years, Lt. Philip Nolan roams the seas of the world, a privileged prisoner of the United States Navy. But never again do... more »es he see his home or friends. Never again does he read the words "United States".
Was his punishment cruel and unusual? Or did it fit the crime? Like countless other readers of "The Man Without a Country", you will have to be the judge.« less