War and Remembrance: A Novel, Volume 2

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Little, Brown, 1978 - Fiction - 1042 pages
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These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom. The multimillion-copy bestsellers that capture all the drama, romance, heroism, and tragedy of the Second World War -- and that constitute Wouk's crowning achievement -- are available for the first time in trade paperback.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima with Herman Wouk and the Henry family: an even longer book than The Winds of War (1971), with even greater emphasis on "scrupulous accuracy of locale and historical fact ... Read full review

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User Review  - Larry Bassett - Goodreads

I must admit that when I heard War and Remembrance referred to as a romance, I began to enjoy it less! It is a combination of a story about a number of relationships (some romantic) and a somewhat ... Read full review

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Herman Wouk was born in New York on May 27, 1915. He received an A.B. degree from Columbia University, New York. In 1936, he became a radio scriptwriter with Fred Allen. In 1941, he served the U.S. government by producing radio broadcasts to sell war bonds. He joined the United States Navy and served in the Pacific. He began his first novel during off-duty hours at sea. He has been a full-time writer since 1946. His debut novel, Aurora Dawn, was published in 1947. His other books include City Boy, Marjorie Morningstar, This Is My God, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance, and Sailor and Fiddler. He received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. He has also received the Columbia University Medal of Excellence, the Hamilton Medal, the America Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award, the Washingtonian Award, the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Award, and the Kazetnik Award. The first Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement Award for the Writing of Fiction was awarded Wouk in 2008.

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