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Some Came Running

The Definitive Edition

by James Jones

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James Jones's saga of life in the American Midwest, newly revised five decades after it was first published and including a new foreword by his daughter, Kaylie Jones
After the blockbuster international success of From Here to Eternity, James Jones retreated from public life, making his home at the Handy Writers' Colony in Illinois. His goal was to write something larger than a war novel, and the result, six years in the making, was Some Came Running, a stirring portrait of small-town life in the American Midwest at a time when our country and its people were striving to find their place in the new postwar world.

Five decades later, it has been revised and reedited under the direction of the Jones estate to allow for a leaner, tighter read. The result is the masterpiece Jones intended: a tale whose brutal honesty is as shocking now as on the day it was first published.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of James Jones including rare photos from the author's estate.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Open Road Media
Imprint:
Open Road E-riginal
Publication Date:
2014

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe PDF eBook 7.6 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 3.3 MB

James Jones (Author)

James Jones (19211977) was one of the most accomplished American authors of the World War II generation. He served in the U.S. Army from 1939 to 1944, and was present at the attack on Pearl Harbor as well as the battle for Guadalcanal, where he wa...

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