Ry Slaight was walking punishment tours on Central Area when he heard the news.
“They found a body floating up in Lake Popolopen this morning,” a voice said. “Drowned,” the cadet spoke from the corner of his mouth, eyes straight to the front. “Been dead a couple of days. Grim scene, they say.”
This is a novel about the soft underbelly of the Long Gray Line – West Point’s men and its boys – and what happens in the delicate process when knowledge of power is passed between them. Never before has the academy and its secret strength, power in the absence of money, been portrayed in such human terms. In DRESS GRAY, West Point lives up to its image: as a way of life, not a college.
"A compelling and important thriller." - New York Times Book Review
“Does for West Point what Mario Puzo did for the Mafia.” - New York Post
"You'll want to stand up and cheer."-The Washington Post
Lucian K. Truscott IV is the great-great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson, grandson of World War II General Lucian Truscott, Jr., and an acclaimed novelist and top-notch reporter who covered everything from Vietnam to Stonewall.