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The Headlong Fury: A Novel of World War One
     

The Headlong Fury: A Novel of World War One

by J. Fred MacDonald
 

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Philip Belmont is an unsuspecting young American scholar who comes to Paris in the Summer of 1914. He is there to conduct academic research. Quickly, however, he is drawn into the international intrigue that will soon plunge the world into the conflict that was World War I. Before the Great War is ended in 1918, Philip encounters a range of historical experiences:

Overview

Philip Belmont is an unsuspecting young American scholar who comes to Paris in the Summer of 1914. He is there to conduct academic research. Quickly, however, he is drawn into the international intrigue that will soon plunge the world into the conflict that was World War I. Before the Great War is ended in 1918, Philip encounters a range of historical experiences: secret agent, battlefront rescue-worker,fighter pilot with the famed Lafayette Escadrille, peace negotiator, and political propagadist. He interacts with important people of the era, among them General Joseph Joffre, Lenin, Woodrow Wilson, and Lawrence of Arabia. His odyssey takes him from Paris to Rome to Washington DC, Petrograd, Cairo, Athens, Salonika, and Geneva.
The Headlong Fury is the first novel published in anticipation of the Centennial observation of the outbreak of the World War I.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015943252
Publisher:
J. Fred MacDonald
Publication date:
01/25/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
550 KB

Meet the Author

J. Fred MacDonald is Professor of History Emeritus who has published many books, primarily on the subject of media history. He holds a Ph.D. in History from UCLA. He was a Fulbright Research Scholar in Paris in 1967-1968. He is also the former CEO of MacDonald & Associates, an archival film business. The MacDonald & Associates films were acquired by the Library of Congress in 2010.

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