The Resource The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War, Jeff Shaara

The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War, Jeff Shaara

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The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War
Title
The frozen hours
Title remainder
a novel of the Korean War
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Jeff Shaara
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eng
Summary
June, 1950: the North Korean army, a formidable force backed by Soviet arms and training, invades South Korea, with the intent of uniting the country under Communist rule. In response, the United States mobilises a force to defend the overmatched South Korean troops. But the US is no better equipped than their allies. The American and United nations troops are fighting for their lives against the most brutal weather conditions imaginable, and an enemy that outnumbers them more than six to one. This struggle, and how the Americans respond, form the core of this novel. The Frozen Hours tells the story of "Frozen Chosin" from multiple points of view: Oliver P. Smith, the commanding general of the American 1st Marine Division, who famously redefined defeat as "advancing in a different direction"; Marine Private Pete Riley, a World War II veteran who now faces the greatest fight of his life; and the Chinese commander Sung Shi-Lun, charged with destroying the Americans he has so completely surrounded, ever aware that above him, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung watches his every move
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Award
W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, 2018.
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10562264
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1952-
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Shaara, Jeff
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
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fiction
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True
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  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Changjin Reservoir (Korea)
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a novel of the Korean War
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The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War, Jeff Shaara
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rdacarrier.
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 525 pages
Isbn
9780345549228
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
Label
The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War, Jeff Shaara
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 525 pages
Isbn
9780345549228
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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