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Bridges at Toko Ri

James A. Michener

Bridges at Toko Ri

by James A. Michener

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Published by Random House .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7460293M
ISBN 100394417801
ISBN 109780394417806
OCLC/WorldCa289004

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Praise for The Bridges at Toko-Ri "A vivid and moving story, as well as an exciting one The humanity of the people is deeply felt." The Kindle Book . THE BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI by Michener, James A. Seller John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB Published [] Condition A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a few slight rubs and no fading of the spine.

The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a American war film about the Korean War and stars William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney, and Robert film, which was directed by Mark Robson, was produced by Paramount Pictures. [Note 1] [3] Dennis Weaver and Earl Holliman make early screen roles in the motion picture. The screenplay is based on the novel The Bridges at Toko-Ri . An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The bridges at Toko-ri Item Preview remove-circle Share or .


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Bridges at Toko Ri by James A. Michener Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Bridges at Toko-Ri" is an early James Michener novel about the Korean War, and about the men who were sent to fight it. Harry Brubaker, a veteran of the Second World War, was a lawyer with a family when the war started and the Navy recalled him to active by: 8. Directed by Mark Robson.

With William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney. Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges.

The ending of this grim war drama is all tension/10(K). "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" is an early James Michener novel about the Korean War, and about the men who were sent to fight it. Harry Brubaker, a veteran of the Second World War, was a lawyer with a family when the war started and the Navy recalled him to active duty/5(84).

Bridges At Toko Ri (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by James A. Michener and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A novel about the men on an aircraft carrier in the Korean War whose primary objective was to destroy the bridges at Toko-ri From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review/5(7).

"The Bridges at Toko-Ri" is an early James Michener novel about the Korean War, and Bridges at Toko Ri book the men who were sent to fight it. Harry Brubaker, a veteran of the Second World War, was a lawyer with a family when the war started and the Navy recalled him to active duty/5(87).

At Samdong-ni, near the villages of Poko-ri and Toko-san (names Michener would later combine for his fictional Toko-ri), three bridges crossed the bottom of a deep, winding river valley. Lieutenant Com­mander Robert “Iron Pants” Schreiber of attack squadron VF would lead the strike against them, but not in flashy new jet : Guy Aceto.

The Bridges at Toko-Ri () is a novella by American author James A. Michener. The book details the experiences of United States Navy pilots in the Korean War as they undertake a mission to destroy heavily protected bridges in enemy territory.

The Bridges of Toko-Ri is a novella by America author James A. Michener. The book tells the story of the United States Pilots in the Korean War as they undertake a mission to destroy the protected bridges in the enemy territory.

This is a vivid and moving novella and really does pack a 4/5. "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" is an early James Michener novel about the Korean War, and about the men who were sent to fight it. Harry Brubaker, a veteran of the Second World War, was a lawyer with a family when the war started and the Navy recalled him to active duty/5().

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Bridges of Toko-ri ; James Michener's Korean War novel is about Navy fighter pilot Harry Brubaker, the finest flier aboard the carrier USS Savo.

He is unhappy to be in this unpublicized and. The planes and ships of U.S. Navy Task Force 77 have a mission and that is to destroy the bridges at Toko-Ri in North Korea thereby slowing the flow of men and material to the communist forces in the south. But the bridges are located in a narrow valley between steep mountains and the air route in and out of the valley is heavily fortified.

“James Michener, author of The Bridges at Toko-Ri, was briefed in a similar way to the pilots who would be flying the mission, being shown pre-strike photos of the anti-aircraft guns that surrounded the bridges in the target complex,” Lt Cdr Paul Gray, VF’s CO, during the Korean War.

Lot of 3 Vintage WWII Paperback Books: Fighting Airmen: the Way of the Eagle by Charles Biddle (Ace ) - Hurricanes of the 40 Days by Harold Calin (Belmont 1st, ) - the Bridges at Toko-Ri (Bantam ) Condition: All books are in very good condition.

They appear to have only been read once, and were stored properly over the Rating: % positive. The Bridges at Toko-Ri () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges.

The ending of this grim war drama is all tension. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Easton Press ~ Collectors Edition ~ The Bridges at Toko-Ri ~ James Michener at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. JANIS (JOPLIN) by DAVID DALTON Book w/ Sheet Music/Flexidisc Record 1st Edition.

$ $ Free Rating: % positive. *Published by Fawcett Books THE BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI James A. Michener FAWCETT CREST Ÿ NEW YORK Sale of this book without a front cover may be unauthorized.

If this book is coverless, it may have been reported to the publisher as “unsold or destroyed” and neither the author nor the publisher may have received payment for it. A Fawcett Crest Book4/5(32).

I have heard the Korean War described as America's "forgotten war," so I was eager to read James Michener's "The Bridges at Toko-Ri." A short novel about United States fighter pilots taking part in the Korean conflict, this book is an entertaining, and often very thoughtful, story of this plot of the book is driven by a daring plan to destroy the strategic bridges Cited by: 8.

A battleship and two cruisers, accompanied by fourteen destroyers to shield against Russian submarines, held steady course as their icy decks rose and fell and shivered in the gale. They were the ships of Task Force 77 and they had been sent to destroy the communist-held bridges at Toko-ri/5(11).

The Bridges At Toko-ri () About book: While reading this I wondered what other fictional accounts were out there about the Korean War. I searched Listopia and found one list about the Korean war. In contains 92 books and all are nonfiction.

Only 22 people have added books to it. There’s a Korean War group; it has two members. The Bridges at Toko-Ri/Beyond This Place/Life Among the Savages/My Crowded Solitude/Digby (Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Volume 4: ) Rated stars No Customer Reviews.The Bridges of Toko-ri was originally a novella by author James A Michener and was published in and later on the novella was depicted as a movie in The Bridges at Toko-Ri is set during the Korean War, and focuses on the efforts of American Navy fighter pilots, to take out the heavily guarded bridges set in a narrow valley in North Korea.

A more detailed dialog of the episode titled "All for One" appeared in Readers Digest in Julyand became the inspiration for a magazine novel called "The Bridges at Toko-ri," which appeared in Life magazine on 6 July Its popularity blossomed into the best-selling book and movie.