A Novel of December 8th, Book One of the Pacific War Seriesby Newt Gingrich, William R. Forstchen
President Franklin D. Roosevelts speech on December 8, 1941, lasted a mere six and half minutes. But his words and tonein a monologue that would later be named the Infamy Speechsent ripples into a nation and a world that continue even today. The historical implications that emerged from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were unprecedented, launching America not only into the depths of a dangerous war, but forever altering the safety and comfort of everyday living. December 8th became a day of speaking out publicly and declaring war; of action, battle, plotting, and victories. This dates significance is resonant and profound as an indelible moment in American history.
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"Gingrich and Forstchen, though adept at bigger-picture issues, falter when it comes to establishing and developing characters" - PW.
"One-dimensional characters engage in long, sometimes eye-glazing conversations, but the "what if" is plausible. " - Kirkus.
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Gingrich and Forstchen have previously collaborated on a Civil War Trilogy and 1945.
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