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Herman Wouk "The Caine Mutiny" 1951 Book Signed Autograph Illustrated
Herman Wouk-"The Caine Mutiny-A Novel Of World War II"-1951-Doubleday & Co-5" X 8 1/2"-498 pages-hardcover book-with jacket-illustrated-Book Club Edition-Signed By Author....The Caine Mutiny is a 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Herman Wouk. The novel grew out of Wouk's personal experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War II and deals with, among other things, the moral and ethical decisions made at sea as interpreted by the code of the US Navy....Hailed for writing compelling, richly detailed novels, Herman Wouk is best known for his fictional accounts of World War II, including The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. Wouk—pronounced woke—was a radio-comedy writer until he joined the U.S. Navy in 1942. He went on to serve aboard two destroyer-minesweepers in the Pacific theater, experience that he drew on in writing The Caine Mutiny (1951). The best-selling novel attracted widespread praise from critics and ultimately the Pulitzer Prize; it was adapted for the stage and made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart.The book has been autographed on the title page by herman Wouk with a fountain pen in black...BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.JACKET HAS WEAR..............