New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara takes on Pearl Harbor, the world-changing attack that catapulted America into World War II, in a novel featuring his trademark "you are there" immediacy.
JEFF SHAARA is the New York Times bestselling author of The Frozen Hours, The Fateful Lightning, The Smoke at Dawn, A Chain of Thunder, A Blaze of Glory, The Final Storm, No Less Than Victory, The Steel Wave, The Rising Tide, To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, Rise to Rebellion, and Gone for Soldiers, as well as Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure--two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy that began with his father's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Killer Angels. Shaara was born into a family of Italian immigrants in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University. He lives in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.
"An exciting war story . . . [a] deeply researched, nonjudgmental account of Pearl Harbor."--Kirkus Reviews
"The run-up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor . . . is depicted in a thrilling you-are-there re-creation. . . . Fans of military fiction will find much to enjoy."--Publishers Weekly Praise for Jeff Shaara "Shaara [is the] master of the war novel."--Chicago Tribune, on The Steel Wave "Shaara is apparently giving the people what they want--and what they need."--The Wall Street Journal, on The Rising Tide "[Shaara] writes with considerable sensitivity and skill."--The Seattle Times, on The Last Full Measure "Shaara's historical accuracy is faultless, and he tells a good story."--Historical Novels Review, on A Chain of Thunder "An outstanding writer."--Huntington News, on A Blaze of Glory "Whether you're a military veteran or currently serving in the armed forces, or you're a history buff or just enjoy a well-told tale, check out Jeff Shaara. Nobody tells war stories any better."--The Sacramento Bee, on The Final Storm