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The Thin Red Line

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Written by James JonesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by James Jones
Foreword by Francine ProseAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Francine Prose

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
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  • Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
  • On Sale: February 9, 1998
  • Price: $17.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-32408-3 (0-385-32408-1)
about this book

The World War II classic (1962) by the bestselling author of From Here to Eternity and Whistle, follows the men of Charlie Company as they fight on Guadalcanal.

"A rare and splendid accomplishment...strong and ambitious, spacious, and as honest as any novel ever written."--Newsweek

"A major novel of combat in World War II...reminiscent of Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage."--The Christian Science Monitor


"The Thin Red Line moves so intensely and inexorably that it almost seems like the war it is describing."--The New York Times Book Review

"Brutal, direct, and powerful...the men are real, the words are real, death is real, imminent and immediate."--Los Angeles Times