[Â The Thousand Hour Club || ↠ PDF Download by ↠ George O'Har] #2020


  • Title: The Thousand Hour Club
  • Author: George O'Har
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • The Thousand Hour Club By George O'Har America is at war in Viet Nam Tom Betz drops out of college and is drifting about northern New Jersey, doing drugs, getting into trouble, when he receives his draft notice Tom decides to enlist in the Air Force Eventually, after spending some months in Texas, Tom finds himself at the Army Language School, in Monterey, California, where he is taught Arabic at the hands oAmerica is at war in Viet Nam Tom Betz drops out of college and is drifting about northern New Jersey, doing drugs, getting into trouble, when he receives his draft notice Tom decides to enlist in the Air Force Eventually, after spending some months in Texas, Tom finds himself at the Army Language School, in Monterey, California, where he is taught Arabic at the hands of an Iraqi ex patriot Tom is then sent to Winter Survival School What happens to him after he finishes Survival School turns Tom into a latter day Huck Finn whose observations on life in uniform, and life in general, fuel this peripatetic, unpredictable and humorous road novel.
    George O'Har
    George O Har is a former electrical engineer and Air Force veteran with a Ph.D from MIT He teaches at Boston College.

    The Thousand Hour Club By George O'Har

    Commentaires:

    Al
    Most definitions of literary fiction are nebulous It s one of those I know it when I see it things The two characteristics most often attributed to literary fiction are that it is literary than other genres and tends to be character driven than plot driven The Thousand Hour Club seems to fit Plus, when submitting the book for review the author described it as literary fiction Since he s an English professor, he d know better than I More literary in this instance is one of those I know it when [...]

    Wonderkell
    The Thousand Hour Club by George O Har is the meandering story of Tommy Betz After witnessing the drug deal gone bad murder of his good friend, and trying to hide it from police, friends and family, Tommy embraces his drafting into the Vietnam war by joining the US Air Force The story follows Tommy s training and subsequent service, along with the making and breaking of his many relationships along the way You get the distinct sense that Tommy is really struggling in his search for who he is and [...]

    Scott
    The Thousand Hour Club by George O Har tells the story of Tom Betz The tale begins in Jersey where Tom goes with a friend to score some pot A tragic accident occurs that totally changes the course of his life Since dropping out of college he has just kind of floated through life, but with the Viet Nam war raging he is drafted and decides to enlist in the Air Force His time in the service takes him around the country and eventually around the world as he learns about life and love The story is a [...]

    Ellen
    If I ever have to teach a creative writing class on voice, I m using this novel as a text to study The narrator seemed incredibly real Also goes to show that every writing rule can be broken in the hands of a master, rules such as avoid cliches Really enjoyed it Highly recommend it.

    Neil Hanson
    The narrative style of this book was really different from anything I ve read before, and I really enjoyed it The style felt very personal like the character narrating the story was a good friend talking directly to you.

    George O'Har

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