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Authors at Sea: Modern American Writers Remember Their Naval Service

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Seven Pulitzer Prize winners are among the authors featured in this collection of works by eminent American writers who shared a common experience: service in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard during World War II. Best-selling novelists, historians, science writers, and journalists, most of these authors are well known Herman Wouk, James Michener, Alex Haley, Russell Baker, ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published November 13th 1996 by US Naval Institute Press (first published November 1st 1996)
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Pierre Lauzon
Apr 13, 2014 Pierre Lauzon rated it really liked it
This was a fun book to read. It is a compilation of biographical Naval war stories (mostly World War II) by modern America writers such as James Michener, Herman Wouk, Alex Haley, Ben Bradlee and a host of others. Most of the stories are about 8 pages long, and they the book is nice because you can read a story, put the book down for a few days, and pick up on a new story without loss of continuity.

I am amazed at the quality of the choices put forth in the book. Robert Shenk did a fine job of ed
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