Flight of the avenger: George Bush at war

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 178 pages
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A profile of the young George Bush chronicles his military aviation training and his courtship with Barbara Pierce

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
34
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About the author (1991)

Writer Joe Hyams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 6, 1923. He was attending Harvard University when he enlisted in the Army in 1942. He received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star while serving in the South Pacific and later became a field correspondent for the Stars and Stripes newspaper. After the war, he received a B.A. and a M.A. from New York University. After graduation, he started working for the New York Herald Tribune and covered Hollywood as a syndicated columnist from 1951 to 1964. He wrote over 25 books including Bogart and Bacall: A Love Story; Murder at the Academy Awards; Flight of the Avenger: George Bush at War; Accomplices to the Crime: The Arkansas Prison Scandal; Zen in the Martial Arts; and Mislaid in Hollywood. He died of coronary artery disease on November 8, 2008 at the age of 85.