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This epic follows the adventures of the Henry Family, the Dad, Vicor, anavy captain, his cheating wife, Rhoda, his obedient son, Warren, his slacker son, Byron, and Byron's jewish girlfriend, Natalie, during the rise of World War II. This wonderful book gives great insight into the causes and effects that brought the United States into the war, lending an interesting perspective from a naval family's point of view.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Life of a profession:    -   soldier Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, general    -   War, WW II

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Hawaii Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Italy    -   Germany    -   Eastern Europe    -   Poland Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands

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