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Away all boats

Kenneth Dodson

Away all boats

a novel

by Kenneth Dodson

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth Dodson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination444 p. :
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13547958M

    “Away all boats” is the command that was given to make ready for an assault landing. He and his crewmates obeyed this command many times. Although Hooker claims that his job as a machinist was to “make sure the engine ran,” his life was often in peril. Overview of Away All Boats, , directed by Joseph Pevney, with Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker, at Turner Classic Movies.

    Away All Boats: A Personal Guide for the Small-Boat Owner by John Cole starting at $ Away All Boats: A Personal Guide for the Small-Boat Owner has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books . The CastAWAY ALL BOATS, screen play by Ted Sherdeman, based on the novel by Kenneth Dodson; directed by Joseph Pevney and produced by Howard Christie .

    The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. This film is partly based on the novel "Away all boats" written in by Kenneth Dodson, a sailor who served during Pacific War on board of USS "Pierce", one of three attack transports of Ormsby class. Commissioned in , and with displacement of 13 thousand tons fully charged, she was a /5().


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Away all boats by Kenneth Dodson Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the book the captain is a darker persona, the plot a fascinating window into a vanished world. Here is WWII violence--an intensity far greater than any terrorism to date--routine racism and sexism (non-whites present only as servants, women only a distant memory) but also a /5(34).

Dodson then took creative writing classes at the University of Washington and produced a popular novel, ''Away All Boats'' (), about the inexperienced crew of the attack transport Belinda.

The book was made into a successful film in starring Jeff Chandler, Richard Boone, David Janssen and Lex Barker/5. Away All Boats on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Away All Boats/5(34). Away All Boats book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Features true tales of boats and boating adventures, using the backdrop of 4/5(1). High-spirited and passionate--at once a useful guide and a record of an extended love affair with small boats--Away All Boats is a blending of sparkling waterlands and vivid : John N.

Cole. Away All Boats tells the intimate and heroic life story of the attack transport Belinda. It tells of the ships and men that came in under naval bombardment, that landed our marines and GI's in battle, that took them wounded and dying off the blasted beaches at Makin Island, Kwajalein, Saipan and Lingayen Gulf.

High-spirited and passionate--at once a useful guide and a record of an extended love affair with small boats-- Away All Boats is a blending of sparkling waterlands and vivid : John N. Cole.

Away all boats, a novel by Dodson, Kenneth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The gritty wartime realism and memorable officers and crewmen of the attack transport in Away All Boats make this novel one that was selected by the U.S.

Naval Institute to be published in for its series "Classics of Naval Literature.". Directed by Joseph Pevney. With Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker, Julie Adams. The story of a U.S. Naval ship and its crew in the Pacific, from to /10(K).

AWAY ALL BOATS by Kenneth Dodson ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, If you took Walter Karig, war historian, and blended him with Herman Wouk, you might turn up with Kenneth : Kenneth Dodson. The story of USS 'Belinda', a U.S. naval ship, and its crew during the battle of the Pacificas it prepares for action and landing troops on enemy beachheads.

Dodson's 'Away All Boats' is a novel that is both a study of human nature and the art of command. The central theme is the ship and it's missions. The charecters of the crew bring this mass of steel to life and give it personality.

There are strong charecters amongst 5/5(4). “Away all boats” is the command that was given to make ready for an assault landing. He and his crewmates obeyed this command many times. Although Hooker claims that his job as a machinist was to “make sure the engine ran,” his life was often in : Word Association Publishers.

Away All Boats is based on the author's experiences when he was Boat Officer onboard an amphibious transport ship during WWII. My father was an Engineman who reported to Lt. Kenneth Dodson.

The book pretty well covers their experiences since, whenever I asked Dad about his war experiences, he would say, "Read the book."Reviews: 1.

Dodson's 'Away All Boats' is a novel that is both a study of human nature and the art of command. The central theme is the ship and it's missions. The charecters of the crew bring this mass of steel to life and give it personality. "Away All Boats" by Kenneth Dodson (Also a great movie staring Jeff Chandler) This is the story of the U.S.

Attack Transport Belinda from her commissioning to: I won't say, it would spoil the read. Much of this book is based on the actual experiences of Dodson, who was an officer aboard just such a ship and went through much of the same hell.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Away all boats by John N. Cole,Holt edition, in English - 1st ed. Away all boats ( edition) | Open LibraryAuthor: John N. Cole. Away All Boats: A Personal Guide for the Small-Boat Owner John Cole, Author Henry Holt & Company $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Kenneth Dodson AWAY ALL BOATS Book Club Edition Hardcover Boston Little, Brown Near Fine in a Very Good dust Rating: % positive. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Dodson's 'Away All Boats' is a novel that is both a study of human nature and the art of command.

The central theme is the ship and it's missions. The charecters of the crew bring this mass of steel to life and give it personality. There are strong charecters amongst the officers as well as the Sailors/5(24).pages. Pictorial jacket over blue boards.

Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Boards are bow.