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The Good War: An Oral History of World War II

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Publisher Comments:

“The Good War”, for which Studs Terkel won the Pulitzer Prize, is a testament not only to the experience of war but to the extraordinary skill of Terkel as interviewer. As always, his subjects are open and unrelenting in their analyses of themselves and their experiences, producing what People magazine has called “a splendid epic history of World War II.” With this volume Terkel expanded his scope to the global and the historical, and the result is a masterpiece of oral history.

Synopsis:

The first trade paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book with a new Preface by the author. "As in "Hard Times" and "Working", this master interviewer again creates a turbulent epic of human experience by quoting the words of those who lived it. . . . A vivid resurrection of a lost time".--"Newsday".

About the Author

Studs Terkel (1912–2008) was an award-winning author and radio broadcaster. He is the author of Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession; Division Street: America, Coming of

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565843431
Author:
Terkel, Studs
Publisher:
New Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Personal narratives
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Soldiers
Subject:
Soldiers -- United States.
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
104-788
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.4 in 22.5 oz
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , The first trade paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book with a new Preface by the author. "As in "Hard Times" and "Working", this master interviewer again creates a turbulent epic of human experience by quoting the words of those who lived it. . . . A vivid resurrection of a lost time".--"Newsday".
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