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A Marine from Boston A First Person Story of a US Marine in World War II - Boot Camp-Samoa-Guadalcanal-Bougainville by John Carey
  

A Marine from Boston A First Person Story of a US Marine in World War II - Boot Camp-Samoa-Guadalcanal-Bougainville

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A Marine from Boston A First Person Story of a US Marine in World War II - Boot Camp-Samoa-Guadalcanal-Bougainville by John Carey

About the Author

John Carey

John Carey is Emeritus Merton Professor of English at Oxford University, a distinguished critic, reviewer and broadcaster, and the author of many books, including studies of Donne, Dickens and Thackeray. His guide to twentieth century literature, Pure Pleasure, was described by James Wood in the London Review of Books as 'likeable, wise and often right . . . One feels an attractive sense of partisanship in Carey's writing, an alliance with the ordinary, the plain spoken, the unlettered, the sympathetic and the humane. Carey writes with an Orwellian attention to decency'. His celebrated polemic What Good are the Arts? provoked much debate and discussion in 2005. He has been a regular critic on BBC2's Newsnight Review, and is also the editor of the best-selling anthologies The Faber Book of Reportage, The Faber Book of Science and The Faber Book of Utopias.

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Publication date

1st September 2002

Author

John Carey

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Author's Website

www.johncarey.org/

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AuthorHouse

Format

Hardback
364 pages

Categories

Biography: general

ISBN

9781403367204

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