The Ambassador's Son (Mass Market Paperback)
St. Martin's Paperbacks, 9780312354367, 416pp.
Publication Date: May 2, 2006
Pressed into the mission is an officer who couldn't be less like Josh: a shiftless PT boat skipper named John F. Kennedy. To find their elusive quarry, they and Josh's crew of misfits must face dangers as exotic as the lush battleground that surrounds them, including implacable Japanese, an Australian coastwatcher-turned-warlord, and a beautiful seductress who will either steal Josh's heart--or have his head...
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Praise For The Ambassador's Son…
"Superb...a tightly wrapped tale of wartime action."--Publishers Weekly
"World War II storytelling at its best with plenty of action, exotic surprises, and compelling romance."
--James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys
"A beguiling South Seas romance, an epic story of love and loyalty, a richly evoked roman-a-clef about a larger-than-life American legend--The Ambassador's Son is all of this and more."
--James D. Hornfischer, author of The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
"The Ambassador's Son is the reason I love to read...Homer Hickam is such a good writer that I'd probably read anything that he put out, but this adventure made me feel like a kid again."
--Rick Bragg, bestselling author of All Over But the Shoutin'
"Fear, courage, cynicism, lust and adrenaline propel this imaginary two-week episode in the young JFK's life...the story is so gripping, you will have to know what happens."
--Nigel Hamilton, author of JFK: Reckless Youth