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The commodore : a novel, P. T. Deutermann

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The commodore : a novel
Title
The commodore
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
P. T. Deutermann
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Navy in 1942-1943 is fighting a losing battle against Japan for control of the Solomon Islands. Vice Admiral William "Bull" Halsey is tasked to change the course of the war. Halsey, a maverick, goes on the offensive and appoints a host of new destroyer commanders, including a wild-card named Harmon Wolf. An American Indian from a Minnesota reservation, Wolf has never fit in with the traditional Navy officer corps. But under Halsey, Wolf's aggressive tactics and gambling nature bring immediate results, and he is swiftly promoted to Commodore of an entire destroyer squadron.What happens next will change Wolf's life, career, and the fate of his ships forever
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Title
The commodore
Creator
Summary
"P. T. Deutermann's previous novels of the US Navy in World War II - Pacific Glory, Ghosts of Bungo Suido, and Sentinels of Fire - have been acclaimed by reviewers and readers for their powerful drama and authentic detail.In The Commodore, the Navy in 1942-1943 is fighting a losing battle against Japan for control of the Solomon Islands. Vice Admiral William "Bull" Halsey is tasked to change the course of the war. Halsey, a maverick, goes on the offensive and appoints a host of new destroyer commanders, including a wild-card named Harmon Wolf. An American Indian from a Minnesota reservation, Wolf has never fit in with the traditional Navy officer corps. But under Halsey, Wolf's aggressive tactics and gambling nature bring immediate results, and he isswiftly promoted to Commodore of an entire destroyer squadron.What happens next will change Wolf's life, career, and the fate of his ships forever. An epic story of courage, disaster, survival, and triumph that culminates in the pivotal battle of Vela Gulf, The Commodore is a masterful novel of an unlikely military hero"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E887
LC item number
C66 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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The commodore : a novel, P. T. Deutermann
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781250078070
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016003511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
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System control number
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