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Hero of the Pacific

Hero of the Pacific

(2010)
The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
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From New York Times bestselling author James Brady - the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific

Hero of the Pacific tells the dramatic, compelling, and all-but-forgotten life story of a small-town boy who became one of World War II?s greatest and best-known heroes. His bravery on Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima earned him the Medal of Honor and Navy Cross, respectively. Once you read this powerful tale, you?ll never forget John Basilone.
  • Profiles one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific, the sequel scheduled for March 2010 to the incredibly popular 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers
  • Sorts through the differing accounts of Basilone's life and exploits, including what he did on Iwo Jima and how he died
  • The final book by James Brady, the Korean War veteran and well-known columnist and author of books that include Why Marines Fight and his memoir, The Coldest War, a Pulitzer Prize finalist


An incredible story masterfully told, Hero of the Pacific will appeal to anyone with an interest in World War II and military history as well as fans of HBO's The Pacific.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Author(s): James Brady
ISBN: 0-470-37941-3 / 978-0-470-37941-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wiley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Author(s): James Brady
ISBN: 0-470-92857-3 / 978-0-470-92857-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wiley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: Hero of the Pacific (Library Edition): The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Author(s): James Brady
ISBN: 1-60981-052-X / 978-1-60981-052-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Author(s): James Brady
ISBN: 1-59859-597-0 / 978-1-59859-597-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

December 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Author(s): James Brady
Publisher: Wiley
Availability: Amazon CA   



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