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Thirty-Six Points: A Novel of the Korean War

By: Samuel M. Kier

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

Seller ID: K3487

ISBN: 0078843487X

Condition: 226 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

In the Korean War, the typical young American soldier was not motivated by a desire to save the world from communism; his objective was to earn the thirty-six rotation points that would allow him to return home. Thirty-Six Points blends military history and character-driven fiction, as experienced by the novel's four principal characters: a pre-med student from Stanford University, a career soldier from Detroit, a corporal from a Greek battalion fighting alongside the Americans, and a Chinese schoolteacher who was coerced to fight in the Chinese Army alongside the North Koreans. The novel begi... View more info