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The Resource The hooligans, P. T. Deutermann

The hooligans, P. T. Deutermann

Label
The hooligans
Title
The hooligans
Statement of responsibility
P. T. Deutermann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A gripping and authentic World War II naval adventure by a master storyteller The Hooligans fictionalizes the little-known but remarkable exploits of "The Hooligan Navy" that fought in the Pacific theatre of World War II. Loosely-organized in fast moving squadrons, PT (patrol torpedo) boats were the pesky nemesis of the formidable Japanese navy, dubbed "the mosquito fleet" and "devil boats" for their daring raids against warships, tankers, and transport ships. After the Pearl Harbor raid plunges America into war, young surgical resident Lincoln Anderson enlists in the Navy medical corps. His first deployment comes in August 1942 at Guadalcanal, when after a brutal sea battle and the landing of Marines on the island, Anderson finds himself triaging hundreds of casualties under relentless Japanese air and land attacks. But with the navy short of doctors, soon Anderson is transferred to serve aboard a PT boat. From Guadalcanal to the Solomon Islands to the climactic, tide-turning battle of Leyte Gulf, Anderson and the crew members of his boat confront submarines and surface ships, are attacked from air by the dreaded Kawanishi flying boats, and hunted by destroyers. In the end, Anderson must lead a division of boats in a seemingly-impossible mission against a Japanese battleship formation-and learn the true nature of his character. Informed by P. T. Deutermann's own experience as a commander of a patrol gunboat in Vietnam, The Hooligans is first-rate military adventure fiction"--
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10973308
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deutermann, Peter T.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E887
LC item number
H66 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
World War II novels (P. T. Deutermann)
Series volume
0007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
Label
The hooligans, P. T. Deutermann
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781250263094
Lccn
2020009560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1176241451
Label
The hooligans, P. T. Deutermann
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781250263094
Lccn
2020009560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1176241451

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