Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-316)
|Statement||by Weldon Hardenbrook with Terry Somerville.|
|Contributions||Somerville, Terry, 1950-|
|LC Classifications||BT703.5 .H37 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||316 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||96014877|
Missing in Action was more than I could have ever wished for Wes and Tom's story to be, but exactly what they were meant to have. This story like all of Ms. Canterbary's books is intillectual, filled with an array of family dynamics, emotional, and invigorating/5. Get this from a library! Missing from action: vanishing manhood in America. [Weldon M Hardenbrook] -- Whether Dad's absence stems from divorce, passive withdrawal, or his never having been a permanent part of the household, fatherless families number in the millions. The result: imbalanced family. by Dean Hughes ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 9, Jay’s dad has been declared Missing in Action in the Pacific during World War II, so he and his mom have moved from Salt Lake City to small-town Utah, where his mother’s family : Dean Hughes. In Delta, Jay can convince everyone, and maybe even himself, that his dad—who is missing in action as he fights in WWII—is really a POW and military hero, and not gone forever. As the summer wears on and Jay finds himself growing up a little faster than he expected, he learns to look at some truths that had previously been impossible to Edition: Reprint.
Description: Missing in Action was written in one month, on a farm on the Little Nemaha, in the summer of , from notes contemporary with New York City. The work belongs to the genre established by Joyce, present in American Literature as The Great Gatsby, The Sun Also Rises, and Catcher in the Rye, the contemporary novel written in the time of its setting using the selective stream of . Untold until now, Missing in Action is the compelling and unexpected story of those dark days and darker deeds and a father's desperate search for his son's remains. More books by this author. Missing in Action was positively reviewed, receiving praise for its characters and plot and willingness to address challenging issues.  Some reviewers did note that it was "uneven," with one reviewer concluding that "Although serious issues of Native American prejudice, family violence, Japanese-American internment, and homophobia are raised. Missing in action by Dean Hughes is an interesting book that really brings you back to the struggles of world war 2. No not the actual fighting but the struggles of the families back in the US waiting to recover their family members remains/5.
Dean Hughes is the author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the popular sports series Angel Park All-Stars, the Scrappers series, the Nutty series, the widely acclaimed companion novels Family Pose and Team Picture, Search and Destroy, and novel Soldier Boys was selected for the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age list.5/5(1). Missing in Action by Dean Hughes - A boy confronts prejudice and intolerance in this striking, “emotionally honest coming-of-age story” (Publishers Weekly) set Book Edition: Reprint. And in Delta, Jay can convince everyone, and maybe even himself, that his dad, who is missing in action as he fights in World War II is really a POW . About the book The story of India’s soldiers missing in action is one that remains unfinished, a spillover of the wars with Pakistan. These are men who went missing in enemy territory while on daring missions during the and Indo-Pak wars.