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Never-before-published fiction through one of many most interesting conflict authors of the 20th century

In 1943, a tender soldier named James Jones again from the Pacific, calmly wounded and psychologically stricken by the horrors of Guadalcanal. while he used to be good adequate to go away the sanatorium, he went AWOL instead of go back to provider, and commenced paintings on a unique of the area battle II experience.
 
Jones’s AWOL interval was once short, yet he lower back to the unconventional at war’s finish, bringing him to the eye of Maxwell Perkins, the mythical editor of Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe. Jones may then cross directly to write From the following to Eternity, the nationwide booklet Award–winning novel that catapulted him into the ranks of the literary elite.
 
Now, for the 1st time, Jones’s earliest writings are provided right here, as a suite of reports approximately guy and battle, a testomony to the good artist he was once approximately to become.

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