A Death in San Pietro: The Untold Story of Ernie Pyle, John Huston, and the Fight for Purple Heart Valley

A Death in San Pietro: The Untold Story of Ernie Pyle, John Huston, and the Fight for Purple Heart Valley

Author:   Tim Brady
Publisher:   The Perseus Books Group
ISBN:  

9780306822148


Pages:   304
Publication Date:   28 November 2013
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Tim Brady
Publisher:   The Perseus Books Group
Imprint:   Da Capo Press Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 3.60cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.499kg
ISBN:  

9780306822148


ISBN 10:   0306822148
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   28 November 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock at warehouse   Availability explained
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Dallas Morning News, 11/17/2013 Concise and distinctive as Pyle's dispatches and forceful as a John Huston film, Tim Brady's A Death in San Pietro is no less a memorial. Kansas City Star, The 100 Best Books of 2013 America in WWII Magazine, December 2013 [Brady] begins with three stories...and effectively pulls them together to create a fascinating narrative...that evokes a deeper sense of the soldiers' fears, hopes, and sense of loss. The Mexia News, 1/7/2014 [A] very well written book and should be read by anyone who remembers those terrible years. The characters are compelling...it is superbly written and full of action. New York Journal of Books, 1/21/2014 A Death in San Pietro is a blood and mud soldier's eye view of a pointless messy slaughter that too often defines war. World War II Magazine, March 2014 [A] colorful, moving tale. New World Review, 1/23/14 [A] remarkable and highly readable work of narrative nonfiction...written with zest and heart, unlike academic history...Thanks to Tim Brady's powerful combination of research, solid narrative structure, and most of all his own strong skills as a writer (Brady's a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and it shows), readers can learn a great deal from A Death in San Pietro.


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Tim Brady is an award-winning author, whose previous book, Twelve Desperate Miles received wide acclaim. He is a regular contributor to PBS and currently writes for History Channel Magazine, Minnesota, and Minnesota Monthly. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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