Staying Out of Hell

Staying Out of Hell

by James Alexander Thom
     
 
James Alexander Thom, bestselling author of two magnificent historical novels, says about his modern novel, Staying Out of Hell:

"Like my character, Scotty Montgomery, I grew up in the idyllic prewar Midwest, was a Marine, and later a journalist appalled by the apparent cheapness of life and the world's casual disregard for human suffering. Like my

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James Alexander Thom, bestselling author of two magnificent historical novels, says about his modern novel, Staying Out of Hell:

"Like my character, Scotty Montgomery, I grew up in the idyllic prewar Midwest, was a Marine, and later a journalist appalled by the apparent cheapness of life and the world's casual disregard for human suffering. Like my protagonist, I am unable to reconcile my country's two roles: the citadel of humane idealism, and the leading world merchant of death-dealing weapons. I hope by this novel to awaken our benumbed souls to the awful absurdities with which we live."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345306654
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/12/1985
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
4.22(w) x 6.89(h) x 0.92(d)

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