The Resource Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos

Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos

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Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice
Title
Devotion
Title remainder
an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice
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Adam Makos
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Language
eng
Summary
"For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America's 'forgotten war' in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighters for his country. An African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi, Jesse became the Navy's first black carrier pilot, defending a nation that wouldn't even serve him in a bar. While much of America remained divided by segregation, Jesse and Tom joined forces as wingmen in Fighter Squadron 32. Adam Makos takes us into the cockpit as these bold young aviators cut their teeth at the world's most dangerous job--landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier--a line of work that Jesse's young wife, Daisy, struggles to accept. Deployed to the Mediterranean, Tom and Jesse meet the Fleet Marines, boys like PFC 'Red' Parkinson, a farm kid from the Catskills. In between war games in the sun, the young men revel on the Riviera, partying with millionaires and even befriending the Hollywood starlet Elizabeth Taylor. Then comes the war no one expected, in faraway Korea. Devotion takes us soaring overhead with Tom and Jesse, and into the foxholes with Red and the Marines as they battle a North Korean invasion. As the fury of the fighting escalates and the Marines are cornered at the Chosin Reservoir, Tom and Jesse fly, guns blazing, to try and save them. When one of the duo is shot down behind enemy lines and pinned in his burning plane, the other faces an unthinkable choice: watch his friend die or attempt history's most audacious one-man rescue mission. A tug-at-the-heartstrings tale of bravery and selflessness, Devotion asks: How far would you go to save a friend?"--Provided by publisher
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Makos, Adam
Dewey number
951.904/245092273
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
DS918.A553
LC item number
M36 2015
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Read by Dominic Hoffman
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  • Hudner, Tom
  • Brown, Jesse Leroy
  • United States
  • United States
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Rescues
  • Fighter pilots
  • African American fighter pilots
  • Interracial friendship
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
  • TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / History
  • HISTORY / Military / Korean War
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Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
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Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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rdacontent
Contents
Ghosts and Shadows -- The Lesson of a Lifetime -- Swimming with Snakes -- The Woods -- The Renaissance Man -- This Is Flying So Far, So Fast -- The Ring -- The Pond -- One for the Vultures -- A Time for Faith -- A Deadly Business --A Knock in the Night -- The Dancing Fleet -- The Reunion -- Only in France -- The Friendly Invasion -- At First Sight -- On Waves to War -- The Longest Step -- The Last Night in America -- The Beast in the Gorge -- Into the Fog -- This Is It -- Trust -- He Might Be a Flyer -- Home -- The First Battle of World War III -- The Sky Will Be Black -- A Chill in the Night -- A Taste of the Dirt -- When the Deer Come Running -- Backs to the Wall -- A Smoke in the Cold -- The Lost Legion -- Burning the Woods -- Into Hell Together -- All the Faith in the World -- Unease -- With Deep Regret -- To the Finish -- The Gift -- The Call from the Capital -- The Message -- Afterword
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  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553398434
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
ADA4C381-9120-4B23-A1EB-81AC34FA3775
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927141719
  • (TLC)erc0000394193
  • 989717
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not applicable
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Label
Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ghosts and Shadows -- The Lesson of a Lifetime -- Swimming with Snakes -- The Woods -- The Renaissance Man -- This Is Flying So Far, So Fast -- The Ring -- The Pond -- One for the Vultures -- A Time for Faith -- A Deadly Business --A Knock in the Night -- The Dancing Fleet -- The Reunion -- Only in France -- The Friendly Invasion -- At First Sight -- On Waves to War -- The Longest Step -- The Last Night in America -- The Beast in the Gorge -- Into the Fog -- This Is It -- Trust -- He Might Be a Flyer -- Home -- The First Battle of World War III -- The Sky Will Be Black -- A Chill in the Night -- A Taste of the Dirt -- When the Deer Come Running -- Backs to the Wall -- A Smoke in the Cold -- The Lost Legion -- Burning the Woods -- Into Hell Together -- All the Faith in the World -- Unease -- With Deep Regret -- To the Finish -- The Gift -- The Call from the Capital -- The Message -- Afterword
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553398434
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
ADA4C381-9120-4B23-A1EB-81AC34FA3775
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927141719
  • (TLC)erc0000394193
  • 989717
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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