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by Charles Willeford

Author: Charles Willeford
Language: English
Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (March 12, 1986)
Pages: 255 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.7
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For John Stephen Hooker. Many of the true names, places, and incidents in this book have been altered. The names of such well known public figures as Manuel Quezon, Bobby Jones, Jane Wyatt, et a. as well as most locations, have not been changed.

For John Stephen Hooker.

Three of Willeford's books have been adapted for the screen: Cockfighter (1974; starring Warren Oates and directed by Monte Hellman), for . Willeford, Charles (1986). Something About a Soldier (New York: Random House). Willeford, Charles (1988).

Three of Willeford's books have been adapted for the screen: Cockfighter (1974; starring Warren Oates and directed by Monte Hellman), for which Willeford wrote the screenplay; Miami Blues (1990; starring Alec Baldwin and directed by George Armitage, also featuring Fred Ward as Hoke Mosley); and The Woman Chaser (1999; starring Patrick Warburton and directed by Robinson Devor).

Here's a classic example from Something About a Soldier of Willeford's skill at expressing empathy without a lot of figurative hand-wringing-but the message is still there: Stationed in the Phillipines, he witnesses the impoverished Baluga natives roasting and devouring a horse that had died of tuberculosis.

Something About a Soldier book. They don't see the larger thing outside. Something About a Soldier by Charles Willeford is an example of this sort of writing

Something About a Soldier book. Something About a Soldier by Charles Willeford is an example of this sort of writing. I am not trying to criticize Willeford by saying that he should have expressed some sort of liberal piety throughout this rollicking memoir of his time in the US Air Corps during 1936-1938 in the Philippines.

Something you don't read every day! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 10 years ago. Charles Willeford is most famous as an author of "pulp" fiction, but he had also spent 20 years in the US Army and Air Force starting in the 1930s

Something you don't read every day! Published by Thriftbooks. Charles Willeford is most famous as an author of "pulp" fiction, but he had also spent 20 years in the US Army and Air Force starting in the 1930s. This memoir is a gem for those interested in studying the interwar US Army. Willeford gives a warts and all (and frequently raunchy) picture of the live of an enlisted man during that period.

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Full recovery of all data can take up to 2 weeks! So we came to the decision at this time to double the download limits for all users until the problem is completely resolved. Thanks for your understanding! Progress: 9. 2% restored. Главная Something About a Soldier. Willeford, Charles - Hoke Moseley 01 - Miami Blues. 199 Kb. Willeford, Charles - Hoke Moseley 02 - New Hope for the Dead. 1986) A non fiction book by Charles Willeford. Library Journal Willeford joined the . Army in 1935 at the age of 16. He spent time in the Philippines, in the air corps, and later at Fort Riley, in the cavalry. Publisher's Weekly Willeford joined the Army when he was 16, in the depth of the Depression, and was assigned to the Air Corps. He recalls some of the less savory aspects of the Depression army, and explains in great detail just how the enlisted men lived.

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First published as an unheralded paperback original, Pick-Up is an authentic underground classic, an explosive bulletin from the urban underbelly of mid-1950s America. It was Charles Willeford's second novel, after a rough and wandering earlier life that had taken him from Depression-era hobo camps and soup kitchens to wartime battlefields. Something About a Soldier - Charles Willeford.

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