Beside a Burning Sea by John Shors
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Beside a Burning Sea Summary
Paperback Original. One moment, the World War II hospital ship Benevolence was cruising through the Pacific. In the next, she was engulfed in chaos, split in two by a torpedo.
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"Shors pays satisfying attention to class and race dynamics, as well as the tension between wartime enemies. The survivors dignity, quiet strength and fellowship make this a magical read." - Publishers Weekly.
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John Shors Author Biography
After graduating from Colorado College, John Shors lived for several years in Kyoto, Japan, where he taught English. On a shoestring budget, he later trekked across Asia, visiting ten countries and climbing the Himalayas. After returning to the United States, he became a newspaper reporter in his hometown, Des Moines, Iowa, winning several statewide awards in journalism. John then moved to Boulder, Colorado, and helped launch GroundFloor Media, now one of the states largest public relations firms.
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