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作者 Vogel, Skip
書名 Constant bearing--decreasing range : a makeover for Sailor Sam / Skip Vogel
出版項 [Charleston, S.C.] : BookSurge, 2007
國際標準書號 9781419651458
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  813.6 Sk36co 2006    在架上    30500101280256
說明 394 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 "A tale of naval intrigue."--Cover
"Silver Star Award - 2007, Military Writers Society of America."--Cover
A novel based on actual people and events
"In addition to other social experiments of the 1970s, some members of the American judiciary ... offered freshly convicted criminals the option of joining the U.S. armed forces, instead of serving their sentences. As a result, the U.S. Navy, among the other branches, was diluted with criminally and psychologically dangerous miscreants, to the detriment of the service, and thus the safety of the nation. ... Captain Yorel, YN3 Lain Byrd, and Seaman Apprentice Sam Ellis ... share a dedication to their country and their duty, in stark contrast to the criminal irresponsibility, endless intrigue, and other misbehavior of the Navy's new human flotsam."--Publisher's description
主題 United States. Navy -- Fiction
United States. Navy -- Recruiting and enlistment -- Fiction
Social engineering -- United States -- Fiction
United States -- Social policy -- Fiction
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