For years, Jeff Shaara has been blending fiction and history into
compelling and emotionally charged story devices for readers.
Following in the footsteps of his father, Michael, the winner of
the Pulitzer Prize for his historical novel THE KILLER ANGELS,
Shaara has impressed common readers as well as historians with his
portrayals of the Civil War, World War I, the American Revolution
and the Mexican War. Now, with THE RISING TIDE, he begins a journey
into the very heart of World War II, and his opening volley in this
three-book series is explosive.
May 27, 1942 is the starting point for this endeavor, buried in the