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Dress Gray

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When the naked corpse of a young West Point cadet, David Hand, is found floating in a nearby lake, the academy's official statement is startlingly at odds with what Ray Slaight, his platoon leader, knows to be true.
Paperback, 464 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Signet (first published 1978)
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Dec 27, 2015 Lora Shouse rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An unusual book, to say the least. It is set at West Point during the late 1960’s as the Vietnam War is starting to become unpopular.

Ry Slaight first hears almost by accident that cadet whose body was found drowned earlier that day may have been murdered. When he finds no investigation is being done in the case, he begins to ask questions, and in the process finds himself running afoul of the commandant of cadets, who is trying to have the head of the Academy ousted so he can take his job. With
Dec 31, 2013 Karen rated it liked it
Another Bookbub book…good price but just an ok book (3minus). I got bogged down with the 1st half but the second half was suspenseful and entertaining.
Feb 24, 2015 Sara rated it it was amazing
Lots of great info about the I need of West Point even though it is fiction. Read after I returned from basic training 1996.
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Lucian Truscott IV is an American writer and journalist.Truscott was born in Japan to US Army Colonel Lucian K. III and Anne (née Harloe). His grandfather Lucian Jr was a US Army general during World War II where he commanded the 3rd Infantry Division and later the Fifth Army in Italy. His father Lucian III served in the US Army in Korea and Vietnam, retiring as a colonel.

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