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The Caine Mutiny - by Herman Wouk (Paperback)

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  • Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a perennial favorite of readers young and old, Herman Wouk's masterful World War II drama set aboard a U.S. Navy warship in the Pacific is "a novel of brilliant virtuosity" (Times Literary Supplement).
  • About the Author: Herman Wouk's acclaimed novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Caine Mutiny; Marjorie Morningstar; Don't Stop the Carnival; Youngblood Hawke; The Winds of War; War and Remembrance; Inside, Outside; The Hope; The Glory; and A Hole in Texas.
  • 560 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Literary

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About the Book



Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 1951.



Book Synopsis



Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a perennial favorite of readers young and old, Herman Wouk's masterful World War II drama set aboard a U.S. Navy warship in the Pacific is "a novel of brilliant virtuosity" (Times Literary Supplement).
Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life--and mutiny--on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral complexities and the human consequences of World War II.
In the intervening half century, The Caine Mutiny has sold millions of copies throughout the world, and has achieved the status of a modern classic.



From the Back Cover



'City Boy' spins a hilarious and often touching tale of an urban kid's adventures and misadventures on the street, in school, in the countryside, always in pursuit of Lucille, a heartless redhead personifying all the girls who torment and fascinate pubescent lads of eleven.



Review Quotes




"A novel of brilliant virtuosity."--Times Literary Supplement

"As a modern sea adventure it is absolutely first-rank reading."--Lee Rogow, Saturday Review

"At last! A war story which gives you a rounded view of the way men at war behave."--Kelsey Guilfoil, Chicago Tribune



About the Author



Herman Wouk's acclaimed novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Caine Mutiny; Marjorie Morningstar; Don't Stop the Carnival; Youngblood Hawke; The Winds of War; War and Remembrance; Inside, Outside; The Hope; The Glory; and A Hole in Texas.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x 1.5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 560
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Herman Wouk
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 1992
TCIN: 11452654
UPC: 9780316955102
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-6496
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.5 inches length x 5.4 inches width x 8.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.1 pounds
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