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Hold back the night, Pat Frank., (ebook)

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Hold back the night
Title
Hold back the night
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Pat Frank.
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eng
Summary
From the author of the classic Alas Babylon comes this riveting story of a Marine captain and his soldiers and their arduous, difficult retreat from Changjin Reservoir to Hungnam during the Korean War-a stirring portrait of courage and sacrifice. "These are not stragglers, sir. This is Dog Company..." In Pat Frank's classic 1951 war novel, one-hundred-twenty-six soldiers commence their long, harrowing journey at Changjin Reservoir during the height of the Korean War, but few will survive the grueling fight and eventually reach Hungnam. Vividly bringing to life the bravery, daring, and turmoil a unit of soldiers endures, Hold Back the Night reveals their gripping stories... Captain Mackenzie, commander of Dog Company, not only bears the responsibility for victory or defeat, but also feels the full weight of the emotional toll that the war inevitably takes on him and his troops. His one consolation to inspire his band of soldiers to keep on going is an unopened bottle of Scotch that holds bittersweet memories of his wife who gave it to him as a gift. Sergeant Ekland, a cocky, determined communications sergeant, is due for a battlefield promotion and longs for the day his tour is over so he can be reunited with his fiance?<U+00fc>e-that is if he makes it out of Korea alive. Private Couzens, finds himself in a precarious situation with the enemy due to circumstances out of his control-a situation that causes his loyalties to come into question with his superiors. As readers follow the lives of these men and the other unforgettable soldiers, Pat Frank's epic novel of war, loss, and survival recounts a crucial chapter in American history
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Midwest
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1907-1964
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Frank, Pat
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Korean War, 1950-1953
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adult
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Hold back the night, Pat Frank., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780062421821
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12458056
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12458056
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hold back the night, Pat Frank., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062421821
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12458056
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12458056
System control number
MWT12458056
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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