End of the Beginning

End of the Beginning

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$8.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451460783
  • 528 Pages
  • Roc
  • Adult

Overview

Six weeks ago, Imperial Japanese military forces conquered and occupied the Hawaiian Islands. A puppet king sits on Hawaii’s throne, his strings controlled by the general of the invasion force. American POWs, malnourished and weak, are enslaved as hard laborers until death takes them. Civilians fare little better, struggling to survive on dwindling resources. And families of Japanese origin find their loyalties divided.

Meanwhile, across the United States, from Pensacola, Florida, to San Diego, California, the military is marshaling its forces. Steel factories and fuel refineries are operating around the clock. New recruits are enlisting, undergoing rigorous training exercises. All for the opportunity to strike back and drive the enemy from American soil…

End of the Beginning

End of the Beginning

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Praise

“Chilling….A plethora of characters, each with his or her own point of view, provides experiences in miniature that combine to paint a broad canvas of the titanic struggle.”Publishers Weekly

“A good mix of a war story and the tales of everyday people….Turtledove paints an excellent, if bleak, portrait of a Hawaii invaded by the Japanese.”—SF Site

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