As the war escalates in Europe, the Henry clan, a family of American naval heroes, finds itself drawn into the center of the conflict and must send its patriarch and several sons into the fray.
Focusing on the Henrys, an American naval family, and half-a-dozen other main characters, Wouk presents all of the pivotal events leading up to 1941 when the U.S. joined the war. An historical epic (romance) in the fullest sense of the term.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: General, Peoples + Cultures, Human Qualities + Behavior, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Classics, War + Military, Settings, Types of Characters, Conflicts + Dualities