New PDF release: A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

By Harry Mazer

ISBN-10: 0689841604

ISBN-13: 9780689841606

ISBN-10: 0756940885

ISBN-13: 9780756940881

They rowed tough, clear of the battleships and the bombs. Water sprayed over them. The rowboat pitched a technique after which the opposite. Then, prior to his eyes, the Arizona lifted up out of the water. that large battleship bounced up within the air like a rubber ball and cut up aside. fireplace burst out of the send. A geyser of water shot into the air and got here crashing down. Adam was once nearly thrown out of the rowboat. He clung to the seat because it swung round. He observed blue skies and the glittering urban. The boat swung again back, and he observed black clouds, and the Arizona, his father's send, sinking underneath the water.

-- from A Boy at War

"He stored taking a look up, afraid the planes might come again. The sky used to be obscured by way of black smoke....It was once all unreal: the battleships part sunk, the bullet holes within the boat, Davi and Martin within the water."

December 7, 1941:

On a quiet Sunday morning, whereas Adam and his pals are fishing close to Honolulu, a shock assault through jap bombers destroys the fleet at Pearl Harbor.

Even as Adam struggles to outlive the surprising chaos throughout him, and as his buddies undergo the brunt of the assault, a better predicament hangs over his head: Adam's father, a army lieutenant, used to be stationed at the USS Arizona whilst the bombs fell. through the next days Adam -- now not but a guy, yet now not a boy -- is stuck up within the battle as he desperately attempts to make experience of what occurred to his acquaintances and to discover information of his father.

Harry Mazer, whose autobiographical novel, The final Mission, introduced the ecu aspect of worldwide warfare II to brilliant lifestyles, now turns to the Pacific theater and the way the influence of conflict can regulate younger lives forever.

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