1945: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.But Japan has only begun to fight. . . .In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame'their aim- to take America down with them.In Robert Conroy's brilliantly imagined epic tale of World War II, Emperor Hirohito's capitulation is hijacked by extremists and a weary United States is forced to invade Japan as a last step in a war that has already cost so many lives. As the Japanese lash out with tactics that no one has ever faced before-from POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific command'the invasion's success is suddenly in doubt. As America's streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from the fiery front lines to the halls of Washington to the shadowy realm of espionage, while a mortally wounded enemy becomes the greatest danger of all.Praise for Robert Conroy's 1901'Likely to please both military history and alternative history buffs . . . The writing . . . keeps us turning the pages.'-Booklist'Fascinating . . . skillfully crafted.'-Oakland Press'Packed with action.'-Detroit News
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780345494795
9780345500434
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID b01166f5-86f7-bed2-6b32-1cb048eefdc6
Grouping Title 1945
Grouping Author conroy robert
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-12-05 22:44:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-12-05 23:40:21PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Conroy, Robert (Joseph Robert), 1938-
author_display Conroy, Robert
available_at_catalog Main Kids
Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
But Japan has only begun to fight. . . .
In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame–their aim: to take America down with them.
In Robert Conroy's brilliantly imagined epic tale of World War II, Emperor Hirohito's capitulation is hijacked by extremists and a weary United States is forced to invade Japan as a last step in a war that has already cost so many lives. As the Japanese lash out with tactics that no one has ever faced before–from POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific command–the invasion's success is suddenly in doubt. As America's streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from the fiery front lines to the halls of Washington to the shadowy realm of espionage, while a mortally wounded enemy becomes the greatest danger of all.
Praise for Robert Conroy's 1901
"Likely to please both military history and alternative history buffs . . . The writing . . . keeps us turning the pages."
–Booklist
"Fascinating . . . skillfully crafted."
–Oakland Press
"Packed with action."
–Detroit News
From the Trade Paperback edition.
format_catalog Book
eBook
format_category_catalog Books
eBook
id b01166f5-86f7-bed2-6b32-1cb048eefdc6
isbn 9780345494795
9780345500434
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:72ebbabf-ed04-4105-9dda-a4419eb54ee3 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
ils:CARL0000291755 35192036351579 Main Library - Adult Fiction Fiction Conroy 1 false false On Shelf MN
itype_catalog
Book
last_indexed 2019-12-06T05:40:21.484Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Conroy
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Main Kids
Main Library
primary_isbn 9780345494795
publishDate 2007
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:72ebbabf-ed04-4105-9dda-a4419eb54ee3 eBook eBook English Random House Publishing Group 2007
ils:CARL0000291755 Book Books English Ballantine Books, c2007. xi, 432 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:72ebbabf-ed04-4105-9dda-a4419eb54ee3 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000291755 35192036351579 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction
title_display 1945
title_full 1945 / Robert Conroy
1945 A Novel
title_short 1945
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Thriller
World War, 1939-1945