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    • ISBN:9781444776638
    • Publication date:09 May 2013

The Glory

By Herman Wouk

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The sequel to The Hope, the epic novel of Israel's turbulent coming-of-age.

Committed to fight in the air and on the ground against the monumental resources of the Soviet Union, The Glory charts Israel's successes over Egypt and the commando raid on Fatah HQ in Beirut, the first missile-to-sea fight in history, which helped tip the balance in the Yom Kippur War, and the famous counter-terrorism raid on Entebbe.

Shifting between Jerusalem and Washington, Los Angeles and Paris, this is the story of a beleaguered country and the men and women who fought for Israeli Independence and triumphed in the Six-Day War but know their fragile nationhood still hangs by a thread as their own children go into battle.

Biographical Notes

Herman Wouk is the author of The Caine Mutiny, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance, and Inside, Outside. His latest novel is The Lawgiver, a romantic comedy about the seeming impossibility of making a movie about the life of Moses. Born in the Bronx in 1915, he has lived in Manhattan, the Virgin Islands, and Washington, DC. He now resides in Palm Springs, California.

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  • ISBN: 9781444776621
  • Publication date: 09 May 2013
  • Page count: 720
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
A sprawling action-packed novel...assiduously researched, The Glory is gripping historical fiction. Herman Wouk's portraits of historical figures are altogether convincing — Philidelphia Inquirer
As in previous sagas of Woukian dimensions, The Winds of War to name one of a dozen, ordinary people become heroic figures against a turbulent backdrop of war, death, and love — Booklist
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