With A Walk In The Sun, Harry Brown Tells An Understated Yet Gripping And Realistic Tale Of The Randomness And Impersonal Nature Of Combat In The Allied Landings At Salerno On The Italian Peninsula During World War II, A Fictional Platoon Loses Its Lieutenant And Senior Sergeant To Enemy Fire, Regroups Inland To Decide What To Do, And Soon Loses Its Next Senior NCO To Battle Fatigue This Short But Intense Novel Follows The Remaining Members Of The Platoon As They Attempt To Ascertain Their Mission And Carry It Out Based On The Only Guide They Have, A Map Found On The Lieutenant S Body The Day Unfolds From There As Simple As A Walk In The Sun, As Simple, Really, As War Sometimes Is Some Make It, Some Don T, And Those Who Don T Aren T Always Dead Brown S Spare Narration Echoes The Gritty Realities His Characters Face And Provides An Unflinching Portrayal Of The Uncertainty Of War.
Harry Peter McNab Brown, Jr was an American poet, novelist and screenwriter.Born in Portland, Maine, he was educated at Harvard University.Brown dropped out of Harvard after his sopho year to write poetry, work at Time magazine, and contributed to and became a sub editor of The New Yorker.Charles Scribner s Sons, of New York, published, in 1941, Brown s sustained unified poem, The Poem of Bun
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- A Walk in the Sun
- Harry Brown
- 03 September 2019 Harry Brown