Loyalties

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, Aug 25, 1995 - Fiction - 608 pages
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Berthe von Hoffmann, a submarine commander's wife who is sickened by the Nazi regime, joins a secret resistance movement. Jonathan Talbot, an American naval intelligence officer, is in mortal combat with the presidency and his wife, Annie, over wartime policy. Three figures in a dazzling mosaic, they must each act from their hearts to find an honorable peace.

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LOYALTIES

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Turning once again to WW II, bestselling historical novelist Fleming (Over There, 1992, etc.) blends fact and fiction to explore the ramifications of the Allied demand for unconditional surrender ... Read full review

Loyalties: a novel of World War II

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Two families, one German and one American, confront the meaning of loyalty and betrayal during World War II. In fall 1941, Ernst von Hoffman mistakes an American destroyer for a British one and ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Thomas James Fleming was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on July 5, 1927. During World War II, he served on the cruiser Topeka. He graduated from Fordham University in 1950. He worked as a reporter for The Herald-Statesman in Yonkers and as the executive editor of Cosmopolitan magazine. In 1958, he was asked to write an article for Cosmopolitan about the Battle of Bunker Hill. This assignment led to his writing his first non-fiction book Now We Are Enemies. He wrote almost 50 fiction and non-fiction books during his lifetime. His novels include All Good Men, The Officers' Wives, and Dreams of Glory. His non-fiction book included Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the Future of America; The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers; The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined a Nation; and The Strategy of Victory: How General George Washington Won the American Revolution. In 2005, he wrote a memoir entitled Mysteries of My Father. He died on July 23, 2017 at the age of 90.

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