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Captured : an American prisoner of war in North Vietnam / by Alvin Townley.

Townley, Alvin, (author.).
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  • 5 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver YNF 959.704 TOWNLEY (Text) 34304000918708 YA - Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 959.7014 TOW (Text) 840191002749622 Teen - New Items In process -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 959.7043 TOW (Text) 39230031962754 Adult New Books Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA 959.7043 TOWN (Text) 39213000866875 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ31430 (Text) NWBRG31430 Teen NEW In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library ACQ31297 (Text) NWBRG31297 Teen NEW In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh ACQ31264 (Text) NWBRG31264 Teen NEW In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 959.704 Townley (Text) 31208912626746 children non-fiction Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg J 959.704 TOW (Text) 35830801955922 Kids Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) YA 959.7043 TOW (Text) 30032010760103 NEW YOUNG ADULT In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338255669
  • Physical Description: xvi, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Focus, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-217) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Naval aviator Jeremiah Denton was captured in North Vietnam in 1965. As a POW, Jerry Denton led a group of fellow American prisoners in withstanding gruesome conditions behind enemy lines. They developed a system of secret codes and covert communications to keep up their spirits. Later, he would endure long periods of solitary confinement. Always, Jerry told his fellow POWs that they would one day return home together. Although Jerry spent seven and a half years as a POW, he did finally return home in 1973 after the longest and harshest deployment in U.S. history. Denton's story -- including that of the men he led, and of his wife, who fought for prisoners' rights while he was held captive -- is an extraordinary narrative of human resilience and endurance. Townley grapples with themes of perseverance, leadership, and duty while also deftly portraying the deeply complicated realities of the Vietnam War in this gripping narrative project for YA readers."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Denton, Jeremiah A., Jr. (Jeremiah Andrew), 1924-2014 > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war > United States > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war > Vietnam > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Personal narratives, American > Juvenile literature.

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