Glory Denied

Glory Denied

The Saga of Jim Thompson, America's Longest-held Prisoner of War

Paperback - 2012
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Glory Denied is the harrowing and heroic story of Floyd "Jim" Thompson, captured in March 1964, who became the longest-held prisoner of war in American history. Tom Philpott juxtaposes Thompson's capture, torture, and multiple escape attempts with the trials of his young wife, Alyce, who, feeling trapped, made choices that forever tied her fate to the war she despised. "One of the most honest books ever written about Vietnam" (Oliver Stone), Glory Denied demands that we rethink the definition of a true American hero.
Published: New York :, W.W. Norton,, 2012.
ISBN: 9780393342819
0393342816
Branch Call Number: 959.7043 PHI
Characteristics: xx, 463 pages, 16 pages of plates :,illustrations, map ;,21 cm

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