Nobel laureate John Steinbeck’s bracing from-the-frontlines account of World War II-now with a new cover and introduction
In 1943 John Steinbeck was on assignment for The New York Herald Tribune, writing from Italy and North Africa, and from England in the midst of the London blitz. In his dispatches he focuses on the human-scale effect of the war, portraying everyone from the guys in a bomber crew to Bob Hope on his USO tour and even fighting alongside soldiers behind enemy lines. Taken together, these writings create an indelible portrait of life in wartime.
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“If you have forgotten what the war was like, Steinbeck will refresh your memory. Age can never dull this kind of writing.” –Chicago Tribune
About John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck, born in Salinas, California, in 1902, grew up in a fertile agricultural valley, about twenty-five miles from the Pacific Coast. Both the valley and the coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919… More about John Steinbeck
Published by Penguin Audio Aug 28, 2014| 440 Minutes| ISBN 9780698154223