Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Genre||Personal narratives, American.|
|LC Classifications||D805.5.B46 W55 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005000989|
"Given Up for Dead" is a riveting account of the history surrounding the Battle for Wake Island, the first substantial American resistance of WWII. Unfortunately, it is "We'd rather have died fighting."/5. GIVEN UP FOR DEAD. America’s Heroic Stand at Wake Island. by reinforce Wake and attack the oncoming Japanese fleet. As it was, the Japanese eventually forced Wake’s defenders to give up, but at a lopsided cost: whereas 4, Japanese were killed attacking and holding the atoll, Sloan writes, only Americans “died either of combat. Given Up For Dead is a compelling, hard-hitting book that is instrumental in helping to tell the stories of the soldiers who endured the horrors of Berga, and what their lives were like afterwards. The testimony and courage of these men is awe inspiring and their story adds another piece to the puzzle regarding the full extend of the Nazis' hatred of Jews and other groups that they deemed unsuited for life in their . Give Up the Dead is the third book in the Jay Porter series and takes place about three years after the close of the second book. These books An underdog protagonist who needs a win in his life, badly, is up against dangerous, powerful people to clear himself of murder and find a missing teen, but, its not like he hasn't been in a tough spot before.4/5.
Give Up the Dead: A Jay Porter Novel by Joe Clifford The premise of Joe Clifford’s three novels in his Jay Porter series is as bleak as the winter weather . Jun 06, · Give Up The Dead is character-driven noir at its finest."--Jennifer Hillier author of Wonderland "Joe Clifford writes the kind of books that I love to read, mysteries that not only make you think, but make you feel. He is a master at creating characters that bind to your DNA and stay with you long after the last page is turned.4/5(). give up for dead 1. Lit. to give up hope for someone who is dying; to abandon a dying person as already dead. The cowboys gave up their comrade for dead and rode off. 2. Fig. to abandon hope for someone to appear or arrive. We were delighted to see you. We had almost given you up for dead. Praise for Give Up the Dead: "Joe Clifford is an underground star. Give Up The Dead should finally expose his star to the light. Jay Porter is a hard-bitten and hard-boiled loner who manages to make you root for him and all the world's underdogs.".
Give Up the Dead: A Jay Porter Novel - Ebook written by Joe Clifford. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Give Up the Dead: A Jay Porter Novel.3/5(1). Jun 06, · The three dimensional characters in Give Up the Dead take readers by the hand and throat and don’t let go until the final shocking pages. ―Eileen Cook, Author of With Malice Give Up The Dead is character-driven noir at its finest.” ―Jennifer Hillier, author of Creep and Freak. Otherwise said: 'Eternity governs' is the name of one; 'Sea' is the name of the other. Otherwise said: Seed of Eternity' is the name of one; 'sea' is the name of the other. As for that Great God who is therein, he is Ra himself. — Book of the Dead, spell Oct 01, · In Give up the Dead, C. B. Hanley conjures up the 13th century with immense flair. She combines a detailed knowledge of her subject with an imaginative and gripping story that keeps the reader guessing to the end/5(49).