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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Solomon Islands

Subjects:

  • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963 -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Solomon Islands -- Fiction,
  • Americans -- Solomon Islands -- Fiction,
  • Missing in action -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Solomon Islands -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHomer Hickam.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThorndike press large print Americana, Thorndike Press large print Americana series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I224 A83 2005b
The Physical Object
Pagination671 p. (large print) :
Number of Pages671
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3396092M
ISBN 100786277246
LC Control Number2005008226
OCLC/WorldCa58600155

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  The Ambassador's Son is WWII storytelling at its best with plenty of action, exotic surprises and compelling romance." - James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys "I began Homer Hickam's The Ambassador's Son as a skeptic — and ended it cheering! The tale is pure fantasy — yet based on a real place, in a real war, involving /5(11).   This book was the sequel to The Ambassador's Son. The strange thing about the book was it had Jfk and Nixon in it playing in a high stakes card game. JFK featured heavily in the story and it is evident the author did not think much of him. Also, it was set during WWII in the Pacific/5. As for the author, he held The Ambassadors as the favorite among all his novels. Sent from Massachusetts by the formidable Mrs. Newsome to recall her son, Chad, from what she assumes to be a corrupt life in Paris, Strether finds his Graham Greene and E.M. Forster marvelled at it, but F.R. Leavis considered it to be 'not only not one of his /5. The Ambassadors is a story of courage and dedication during some of the most challenging and deadly times in our nation’s history. Grab it fast and dive in.” Grab it fast and dive in.” — Martha J. Raddatz, Chief Global Affairs correspondent for ABC News and bestselling author of The Long Road HomeReleased on: Novem

  Based solidly on historical fact with echoes of James Michener, The Ambassador's Son is a thrilling tale of the South Pacific and adventure fiction at its finest. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY FEB 7, Following The Keeper's Son, this is the second in Hickam's superb series about the WWII adventures of U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Josh Thurlow and his daffy /5(4).   by Jennifer Robson. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! The Baker's Daughter. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Rutherford Park: A Novel. by Elizabeth Cooke. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! The Passing Bells: A Novel. by Phillip Rock. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! A Future Arrived: A Novel/5(5). 'The Ambassadors', also from this period, depicts two visitors to the court of Henry VIII. 'Christina of Denmark' is a portrait of a potential wife for the king. Holbein was born in Augsburg in southern Germany in the winter of Author: Hans Holbein The Younger. The ambassadors son is a well structured book. This is an adventure story that moves along at a rapid pace, but doesn't drown the reader in too many small details. That is a trick for an author writing a fiction book about historical events.5/5(5).

Book Summary Strether, convinced at the start of his journey that his ambassadorial mission is a clear-cut one, soon recognizes the ambiguity of the situation through the comments and questions of his newly found "guide" to Europe, Maria Gostrey. Based solidly on historical fact with echoes of James Michener, The Ambassador's Son is a thrilling tale of the South Pacific and adventure fiction at its finest. © Homer Hickam (P) Books on Tape, Inc.   With this in mind, language learning app Babbel asked some foreign ambassadors to the U.S. (and we asked a few more) to pick the book they believe first-time visitors to . of the three novels was The Ambassadors (). This is a high comedy of manners, of a middle-aged American who goes to Paris to bring back to a Massachusetts industrial town a wealthy young man who, in the view of his affluent family, has lingered too long n: