Ike the Soldier ePub download
by Merle Miller
- ISBN: 0399132015
- ISBN13: 978-0399132018
- ePub: 1762 kb | FB2: 1308 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Politics & Government
- Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons; First Edition edition (November 10, 1987)
- Pages: 859
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 908
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Merle Dale Miller (May 17, 1919 – June 10, 1986) was an American writer, novelist, and author who is perhaps best remembered for his best-selling biography of Harry S. Truman, and as a pioneer in the gay rights movement.
Merle Dale Miller (May 17, 1919 – June 10, 1986) was an American writer, novelist, and author who is perhaps best remembered for his best-selling biography of Harry S. Miller came out of the closet in an article in the New York Times Magazine on January 17, 1971, titled "What It Means to Be a Homosexual". The response of over 2,000 letters to the article (more than ever received by that newspaper) led to a book publication later that year.
Ike the Soldier Hardcover – November 10, 1987. This was Merle Miller's last biography before he died, and he ended his writing career on a very fine note with this volume about Dwight D. Eisenhower's military career. by. Merle Miller (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It's unfortunate that the book cannot cover his presidential years, which were equally vital to the history of our nation and the world. However, what Miller covers in this book is outstanding - Ike's life from birth to V-E Day. The detail is immense, the analysis thoughtful, the anecdotes fascinating.
Bringing together thousands of hours of interviews with the men and women who were closest to him, Merle Miller has constructed a revealing and personal biography of the man who would become the supreme commander. From his childhood in Kansas to West Point, World War I, and Europe where he led the Allied Forces to a hard-won victory in World War II, Ike the Soldier goes behind the historic battles and into the heart and mind of Ike Eisenhower. Miller has crafted the defining biography on the life of the thirty-fourth president, bringing more depth to the man many thought they knew.
Ike the Soldier book. Merle Miller, born in Montour, Iowa, wrote almost a dozen books, including more than half a dozen novels. His first, ''That Winter'' (1948), was considered one of the best novels about the postwar readjustment of World War II veterans. His other novels included ''A Day in Late September,'' set in suburban Connecticut on a Sunday in September 1960, ''The Sure Thing,'' ''Reunion,'' and his Merle Miller, born in Montour, Iowa, wrote almost a dozen books, including more than half a dozen novels.
Ike the Soldier : As They Knew Him. by Merle Miller. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780399514838.
By the late author of Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman, this 896-page volume explores the kind of man Eisenhower was and how he developed as he did. Working with newly mined anecdotes and unpublished papers, Miller concentrates on the formation of Ike's character in his youth and then shows him in action.
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Written by Merle Miller, Audiobook narrated by Peter Berkrot. Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II is considered the best book ever written about Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was sometimes overshadowed by more colorful warriors in the Pacific such as MacArthur and Halsey.
Miller even managed to uncover some new material, most notably perhaps, Ike's letters to his boyhood love, Gladys Harding
Miller even managed to uncover some new material, most notably perhaps, Ike's letters to his boyhood love, Gladys Harding. On the subject of Eisenhower's alleged affair with Kay Summersby, however, the author is noncommital to the point of reticence. A monumental (896-page) but vivid and consistently absorbing record of Dwight D. Eisenhower's military career; from an author who had a genuine flair for putting latter-day notables in human perspective. Miller (Plain Speaking; Lyndon) spent five years on the text, which was completed shortly before his death last year.
Merle Miller was born on May 17, 1919 in Montour, Iowa, and grew up in. .
Merle Miller was born on May 17, 1919 in Montour, Iowa, and grew up in Marshalltown, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa and the London School of Economics. His best-known books are his biographies of three presidents: Plain Speaking: An Oral History of Harry Truman, Lyndon: An Oral Biography, and Ike the Soldier: As They Knew Him. His novels include That Winter, The Sure Thing, Reunion, A Secret Understanding, A Gay and Melancholy Sound, What Happened, Island 49, and A Day in Late September.