I was surprised how short this book is. I think, perhaps, it is properly called a novella. It can be easily read during one's free time, in a week or so. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Francis C. Donnelly
This is a poorly written book. Even the person who wrote the introduction admits it is not a "great book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by TheRealDeal
Great comedy, great insights into the Navy, and never appreciated for the few
serious, brief, and wise looks at humanity.
I know this is heresy. I will probably be tarred and feathered in effigy for this.
I have been wanting to read this book for most of my adult life. Read more
Truly a great novel. Well worth reading whether one is in the service or not. Both funny and moving. Read morePublished on February 19, 2012 by a reader...