James Jones

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General Information

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Name: James Jones

Pen Name: None

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Born: 1921 in Robinson, Illinois

Deceased: 1977



Illinois Connection

Born in Roinson, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

His wartime experiences inspired some of his most famous works. He witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to his first published novel, From Here to Eternity. The Thin Red Line reflected his combat experiences on Guadalcanal. His last novel, Whistle, was based on his hospital stay in Memphis, Tennessee, recovering from surgery on an ankle he had reinjured on the island.

Published Works

  • The Thin Red Line , Delta, 1963
  • From Here to Eternity , Delta, 1951
  • The Pistol , University Of Chicago Press, 1959
  • Some Came Running , Dell Pub Co , 1958
  • Whistle,
  • The Merry Month of May ,
  • A Touch of Danger,

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Whistle (Delta World War II Library)

ISBN: 0385334249
Release Date: 1999-06-08

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Literary Awards

External Links

James Jones on WorldCat

James Jones on Amazon

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