The Resource Footsteps to forever : a World War II thriller, (ebook)

Footsteps to forever : a World War II thriller, (ebook)

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Footsteps to forever : a World War II thriller
Title
Footsteps to forever
Title remainder
a World War II thriller
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Language
eng
Summary
Footsteps, like Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls and Wouk's The Winds of War, is a story filled with suspense, romance, and sudden violence. It is 1941, only days after the infamous attack at Pearl Harbor. Two young army lieutenants-Jennifer, a beautiful nurse, and Jonathan, who falls in love with her almost immediately-are sent to rescue a world-famous physicist from behind German lines in Norway. The physicist had been dispatched by Roosevelt to spy on German atomic energy progress. Chased by the enemy, hampered by the physicist's deteriorating health, impacted by a blossoming romance, and faced with harsh winter conditions, the two young Americans struggle to avoid disaster. An epic battle occurs, with results that echo throughout the novel. The explosive action of Footsteps soon expands to include the whole war-torn world, with action scenes involving the doomed Allied raid at Dieppe, the Russian Front, the Normandy D-Day invasion, and ferocious air battles in the Pacific. Fictional characters with significant roles include an American fighter pilot, a British Special Operations officer, overworked medical personnel, and a pair of German officers-one cruel, the other surprisingly tender-hearted. World War II rages, and human emotions smolder, clouded by issues of conscience and morality. Survivors meet again-enemies as well as friends-in ways both dreamed of and quite shocking
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Baty, R. Samuel
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Dieppe Raid, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Footsteps to forever : a World War II thriller, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780595611881
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12080990
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12080990
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MWT12080990
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Footsteps to forever : a World War II thriller, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780595611881
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12080990
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12080990
System control number
MWT12080990
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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