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The Ambassador's Son (Josh Thurlow Novels)
The Ambassador's Son - Josh Thurlow Novels
Author: Homer Hickam
It's 1943 and the Americans and Japanese are fighting a deadly war in the hot, jungle-covered volcanic islands of the South Pacific. The outcome is in doubt and a terrible blow has fallen on American morale. Lieutenant David Armistead, a Marine Corps hero and cousin of the President of the United States, is missing and some say he's gone over ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780312301927
ISBN-10: 0312301928
Publication Date: 3/1/2005
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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Slow to start and a bit lumbering, moves much like a Michener book but much much shorter! Beautifully crafted descriptions of place and (to a lesser extent) people and time. Fanciful story with some basis in fact centering around the military career of John F. Kennedy, with cameos by Richard Nixon, James Mitchner, and others.