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From Here to Eternity - James Jones
From Here to Eternity
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Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941.  Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler.  But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may break him or kill him.  First Sgt. Milton Anthony Warden knows how to soldier better than almost anyone,... show more
Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941.  Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler.  But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may break him or kill him.  First Sgt. Milton Anthony Warden knows how to soldier better than almost anyone, yet he's risking his career to have an affair with the commanding officer's wife.  Both Warden and Prewitt are bound by a common bond:  the Army is their heart and blood . . .and, possibly, their death.In this magnificent but brutal classic of a soldier's life, James Jones portrays the courage, violence and passions of men and women who live by unspoken codes and with unutterable despair. . .in the most important American novel to come out of World War II, a masterpiece that captures as no ther the honor and savagery of men.From the Paperback edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385333641 (0385333641)
ASIN: 385333641
Publisher: Delta
Pages no: 864
Edition language: English
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La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
4.0 From Here to Eternity
Siete años me tomó terminar este libro . Las veces que lo habré sacado y devuelto a la biblioteca son incontables . En los lapsos de lectura dejé dos carreras , dos trabajos y cinco novios ; tuve un hijo , dos años exitosos de estudio y habré terminado al menos quinientos libros , siempre dejando pe...
KuntuZangmo
KuntuZangmo rated it
5.0 From Here to Eternity
ezt még általánosban olvastam, akkor nagy kedvencem volt.
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
One of those bestsellers still loitering around, waiting for a high school kid to pick it up. Not nearly as risque as I was hoping.
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