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Herman Wouk


Herman Wouk

Herman Wouk is the author of such classics as THE CAINE MUTINY (1951), MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR (1955), YOUNGBLOOD HAWKE (1961), DON'T STOP THE CARNIVAL (1965), THE WINDS OF WAR (1971), WAR AND REMEMBRANCE (1978), and INSIDE, OUTSIDE (1985). His later works include THE HOPE (1993), THE GLORY (1994), and A HOLE IN TEXAS (2004). Among Mr. Wouk’s laurels are the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for THE CAINE MUTINY; the cover of Time magazine for MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR, the bestselling novel of that year; and the cultural phenomenon of THE WINDS OF WAR and WAR AND REMEMBRANCE, which he wrote over a 13-year period and which went on to become two of the most popular novels and TV miniseries events of the 1970s and 1980s. In 1998, he received the Guardian of Zion Award for support of Israel. In 2008, Mr. Wouk was honored with the first Library of Congress Fiction Award, to be known as the Herman Wouk Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Writing of Fiction. He lives in Palm Springs, California.

Herman Wouk

Books by Herman Wouk

by Herman Wouk - Autobiography, Memoir, Military, Nonfiction, Religion

In the same year he has celebrated his hundredth birthday, Herman Wouk finally reflects on the life experiences that inspired his most beloved novels. Written with the wisdom of a man who has lived through two centuries and the wit of someone who began his career as professional comedy writer, the first part of Wouk’s memoir (“Sailor”) refers to his Navy experience and writing career, the second (“Fiddler”) to what he’s learned from living a life of faith.

by Herman Wouk - Fiction

Margo Solovei is a brilliant young writer-director who has rejected her rabbinical father’s strict Jewish upbringing to pursue a career in the arts. When an Australian multibillionaire promises to finance a movie about Moses if the script meets certain standards, Margo does everything she can to land the job, including a reunion with her estranged first love, an influential lawyer with whom she still has unfinished business.

by Herman Wouk - Classics, Fiction, Literary, Romance

A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie Morgenstern is 19 years old when she leaves New York to accept the job of her dreams --- working in a summer-stock company for Noel Airman, its talented and intensely charismatic director. Released from the social constraints of her traditional Jewish family, and thrown into the glorious, colorful world of theater, Marjorie finds herself entangled in a powerful affair with the man destined to become the greatest --- and the most destructive --- love of her life.