The Resource From here to eternity, James Jones ; edited and with an afterwords by George Hendrick, (electronic resource)

From here to eternity, James Jones ; edited and with an afterwords by George Hendrick, (electronic resource)

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From here to eternity
Title
From here to eternity
Statement of responsibility
James Jones ; edited and with an afterwords by George Hendrick
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Jones's epic story of army life in the calm before Pearl Harbor-now with previously censored scenes and dialogue restored At the Pearl Harbor army base in 1941, Robert E. Lee Prewitt is Uncle Sam's finest bugler. A career soldier with no patience for army politics, Prewitt becomes incensed when a commander's favorite wins the title of First Bugler. His indignation results in a transfer to an infantry unit whose commander is less interested in preparing for war than he is in boxing. But when Prewitt refuses to join the company team, the commander and his sergeant decide to make the bugler's life hell. An American classic now available with scenes and dialogue considered unfit for publication in the 1950s, From Here to Eternity is a stirring picture of army life in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. This ebook features an illustrated biography of James Jones including rare photos from the author's estate
Summary
Two soldiers have love affairs in the early months of 1941
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
National Book Award for Fiction, 1952.
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036797
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1921-1977
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Jones, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
From here to eternity, James Jones ; edited and with an afterwords by George Hendrick, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11547246
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453215111
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547246
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
From here to eternity, James Jones ; edited and with an afterwords by George Hendrick, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11547246
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453215111
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547246
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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