By James A. Michener
In a single of his loved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer James A. Michener crafts a story of the yankee males who fought the Korean warfare, detailing their exploits within the air in addition to their lives at the floor. younger and blameless, they come in a spot they've got slightly ever heard of, on a boat enormous sufficient to hold planes and helicopters. knowledgeable as execs, they arrange for the rituals of warfare that numerous males sooner than them have persisted, and face an identical fears. they're American fighter pilots. jointly they face an enemy they don't comprehend, figuring out their purely wish for survival is to win.
Praise for The Bridges at Toko-Ri
“A vibrant and relocating tale, in addition to a thrilling one . . . The humanity of the folks is deeply felt.”—Chicago Tribune
“The Banshees screaming over Korea, the perilous landings on an plane service deck ‘bouncing round like a derelict rowboat,’ a helicopter rescue from the freezing waters . . . all are stirringly rendered.”—The Denver Post
“Michener’s most sensible . . . a narrative of motion, principles, and civilization’s responsibilities.”—Saturday Review
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