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The Life and Times of the Code Talker [NOOK Book]

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Chester Nez’s memoir was just the beginning. Here are more stories and photos from the last remaining Navajo Code Talker of World War II.

After the publication of his book, Code Talker, Chester Nez reflects on the path that took him to where he is today—from growing up on the New Mexico reservation steeped in the traditions of his Native American ancestors, to his days fighting alongside other Code Talkers, to his hardships and triumphs after...
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Overview

Chester Nez’s memoir was just the beginning. Here are more stories and photos from the last remaining Navajo Code Talker of World War II.

After the publication of his book, Code Talker, Chester Nez reflects on the path that took him to where he is today—from growing up on the New Mexico reservation steeped in the traditions of his Native American ancestors, to his days fighting alongside other Code Talkers, to his hardships and triumphs after the war. Here are stories of his family, then and now, tales of his close relationship to nature and her creatures, accounts of how his life and legacy have changed since publishing his memoir, and a tribute to his fallen friends.

The Life and Times of the Code Talker is the perfect purchase for those who never want Chester Nez’s stories to end…

Includes a preview of Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII

INCLUDES NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PHOTOS
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101608425
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/4/2012
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 82
  • Sales rank: 143,540
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Chester Nez is a World War II veteran who indispensably served his country as a Navajo code talker.



Judith Schiess Avila is a code talker scholar with the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Chautauqua Program. She tours the state giving presentations on the topic. She and Chester have been friends since 2007.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Highly recommended

    This was an interesting account of the war that most people don't know anything about. Well told.

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