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Nightingale's Song

ISBN-10: 0684826739

ISBN-13: 9780684826738

Edition: 1996

Authors: Robert Timberg

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List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 9/11/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Robert Timberg is the author of The Nightingale's Song, John McCain: An American Odyssey, and State of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time. A 1964 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he served with the First Marine Division in South Vietnam from March 1966 to January 1967. Timberg worked atThe Baltimore Sun for more than three decades as a reporter, an editor, and a White House correspondent.

Prologue
IHTFP
Introduction
Halos and Horns
Imagination Is Funny
Showdown
Fields of Fire
Introduction
Fire at Sea
Music Bingo, Dummy Math, and Gamma Rays
Welcome to the Gallant Marines
The Crown Prince
The Bloody Filter
Do You Want to Go Home?
The Cherry Boy
The Natural
Trusting the System
'Tis the Season to Be Jolly
Stranger in a Strange Land
The Reasonable and Honest War Criminal
Long Tall Sally
The Water Walker
Adult Education
A Tutorial with the Greats
Reentry
A Change of Heart
Pug Henry
Women Can't Fight
Guerrilla Warfare
Garlic in a Crowded Elevator
The Nightingale's Song
Introduction
Ollie, Bud, and John
The Candidate from Hanoi
Scorpions in a Jar
Noble Cause Redux
The Doubters
The Presbyterian Climax
Put 'Em Up, Put 'Em Up
Remember Yamamoto
An Alien Presence
I Don't Have Any Life
The White Tornado
The Biggest Hawk and the Biggest Dove
Where Was Al Krekich When We Needed Him?
Chinatown
Epilogue
A Note on Research Methods
Notes
Bibliography
Interviews
Acknowledgments
Index