Pacific Glory

Pacific Glory

Large Print - 2011
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Marsh, Mick and Tommy were inseparable friends during their naval academy years - and each was madly in love with the beautiful Glory Hawthorne. Graduation set them on separate paths, but they were all forever changed during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Glory, now Tommy's widow, is a tough navy nurse still grieving her loss while trying to save lives. Marsh, a surface ship officer, finds himself in the thick of terrifying sea combat from Guadalcanal through Midway to a climactic showdown at Leyte Gulf. And 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.

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2011
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781611730623
1611730627
Branch Call Number: LP DEUTERMANN
Characteristics: 575 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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USAF1969
Nov 21, 2016

Usual good stuff by Dueterman. Love the historical context and his detailed descriptions of battle scenes. Hard to beat this guy if you like war novels.

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DenisDesautels
Jul 14, 2016

Great adventure, a real page turner. Can't wait to read other offerings from this author.

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Dops
Apr 27, 2013

I too would give this book 5 stars, excellent writing and didn't want to put it down.

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dbed
Feb 21, 2013

You often read reviews that the book was spellbinding, couldn't put it down, kept you on the edge of your seat. This one actually was. It was one of the best war stories I have ever read. The quality of the writing was first class, the battle scenes were overwhelming, and the plot had just enough twists to keep you off balance. A good read from first page to last.

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