The Naked and the DeadBook - 2000 | 50th anniversary ed., 1st Picador USA ed.
Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the World War II, "The Naked and the Dead" received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its 1948 publication and has since become part of the American canon. Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows an Army platoon stationed on the Japanese-held island of Anopopei.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2000.
Edition: 50th anniversary ed., 1st Picador USA ed.
Characteristics: 721 p. : 1 map ; 21 cm.