A Lifetime in Every Moment

A Lifetime in Every Moment

Printed Ephemera - 1995
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From Hankow to Honolulu, from the front lines of World War II to some of the most prestigious offices in publishing, Joseph Littell's memoir charts a self-reflective journey through uncommon terrains. Honest and spirited, it reveals at once a portrait of a singular family and a firsthand chronicle of one of the most devastating battles in history. A "mish kid," son of an Episcopal missionary bishop, the young Littell traveled with his parents and siblings from China to Hawaii in the 1930s. But his cosseted life came to an abrupt end when, after his time away at boarding school, he was inducted into the 106th Division of the U.S. Army. Unsuspecting and largely untrained, his division was calamitously poised for its capitulation to Hitler's armies in the Battle of the Bulge. In vivid detail, Littell recounts his regiment's grueling captivity, his serendipitous escape, and the fateful blunder that landed him and two comrades in Buchenwald. In 1945, returning from the horrors of war, he de
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1995
ISBN: 9780395737927
Branch Call Number: Z473.L558 A3 1995
Characteristics: x, 302 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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