A Broken Land

A Broken Land

eBook - 2011
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1936. Having returned from Abyssinia, soldier of fortune Cal Jardine is convinced by his abhorrence of fascism to travel to Barcelona and help facilitate rival athletic games to the Berlin Olympics. But now he finds himself in Spain as the first shots of civil war ring out; and friendship, love, and political conviction converge to persuade Jardine to stay and once again embroil himself in foreign war. Discovering that the British athletes attending the games are keen to enlist for the fight, Jardine agrees to train them into a professional force. With old army comrade Vince Castellan
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2011.
ISBN: 9780749040765
0749040769
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; PROLOGUE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CHAPTER FOURTEEN; CHAPTER FIFTEEN; CHAPTER SIXTEEN; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN; CHAPTER NINETEEN; CHAPTER TWENTY; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE; CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR; CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE; CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX; CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN; AUTHOR'S NOTE; By Jack Ludlow; Copyright;
Summary: 1936. Having returned from Abyssinia, soldier of fortune Cal Jardine is convinced by his abhorrence of fascism to travel to Barcelona and help facilitate rival athletic games to the Berlin Olympics. But now he finds himself in Spain as the first shots of civil war ring out; and friendship, love, and political conviction converge to persuade Jardine to stay and once again embroil himself in foreign war. Discovering that the British athletes attending the games are keen to enlist for the fight, Jardine agrees to train them into a professional force. With old army comrade Vince Castellan
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Feb 02, 2016

Another first person historical novel by an author who is very skilled in the genre

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