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Ice Men

(2009)
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ICE MEN is the story of the volatile first year of the Korean War culminating in the fateful clash of the U.S. 7th Infantry Division and 1st Marine Division against the vastly larger force of "volunteers" from the Chinese People's Liberation Army at the Chosin reservoir in North Korea. Harlan Hood, a veteran marine sergeant, is not unhappy to find himself in another scrap only five years after storming the beaches of Iwo Jima. His son Sam, a cynical playboy, waited until WWII ended to join the Army reserves, sure that America's next fight would be decades away (and that the spiffy officer's uniform would get him dates). Bonnie Brisbane, who grew up without a father, signs up with the U.S. Army in return for her nurses training. An idealistic young lieutenant, she volunteers for duty in a newly-formed M.A.S.H unit destined to pioneer a risky and controversial new surgery to save men horribly torn in battle. As part of X Corps, Bonnie is fated to cross paths with Harlan and Sam. The veteran sergeant and his green lieutenant son, long estranged by the divorce which tore their family apart, find themselves in each other's faces again, bound together by the urgent demands of battle and by a woman who went to war not just to save men but to study them. From the sweltering heat of the Pusan perimeter to the inhuman cold of the Chosin reservoir, a trial by fire and ice will test these three Americans to the limits of human endurance and change each of them forever.

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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Paperback Editions

October 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ice Men: A Novel of the Korean War
Author(s): Steven Spruill
ISBN: 1-4392-2523-0 / 978-1-4392-2523-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ice Men, A Novel of the Korean War
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