John mccain - Faith of my fathers EPUB
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- Título Del Ebooks: Faith of my fathers
- ISBN: 9781400067923
- Autor: John mccain
- Editor: Waterbrook press
- Idioma del Ebooks: es
- Fecha de lanzamiento: 12.03.2008
- Formato: EPUB
- Quality: Scanned
- OS: WinXP
- Illustration: Yes
- El Tamaño De Archivo: 5.80Mb
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Faith of my fathers Descripción Ebook
John McCain, Mark Salter
John McCain is one of the most admired leaders in the United States government, but his deeply felt memoir of family and war is not a political one and ends before his election to Congress. With candor and ennobling power, McCain tells a story that, in the words of Newsweek, "makes the other presidential candidates look like pygmies."
John McCain learned about life and honor from his grandfather and father, both four-star admirals in the U.S. Navy. This is a memoir about their lives, their heroism, and the ways that sons are shaped and enriched by their fathers.
John McCain's grandfather was a gaunt, hawk-faced man known as Slew by his fellow officers and, affectionately, as Popeye by the sailors who served under him. McCain Sr. played the horses, drank bourbon and water, and rolled his own cigarettes with one hand. More significant, he was one of the navy's greatest commanders, and led the strongest aircraft carrier force of the Third Fleet in key battles during World War II.
John McCain's father followed a similar path, equally distinguished by heroic service in the navy, as a submarine commander during World War II. McCain Jr. was a slightly built man, but like his father, he earned the respect and affection of his men. He, too, rose to the rank of four-star admiral, making the McCains the first family in American history to achieve that distinction. McCain Jr.'s final assignment was as commander of all U.S. forces in the Pacific during the Vietnam War.
Itwas in the Vietnam War that John McCain III faced the most difficult challenge of his life. A naval aviator, he was shot down over Hanoi in 1967 and seriously injured. When Vietnamese military officers realized he was the son of a top commander, they offered McCain early release in an effort to embarrass the United States. Acting from a sense of honor taught him by his father and the U.S. Naval Academy, McCain refused the offer. He was tortured, held in solitary confinement, and imprisoned for five and a half years.
Faith of My Fathers is about what McCain learned from his grandfather and father, and how their example enabled him to survive those hard years. It is a story of three imperfect men who faced adversity and emerged with their honor intact. Ultim
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hola, acabo de comprar tu libro! no puedo parar de leerlo :) buen trabajo!
Me encantó tu historia.
¡¡Me gusta esto!! ¿Cuándo se actualizará?
¡Muy buen día! Cuando procedo, que me pregunten a mí mismo que vaya en mi selección de tarjeta de débito, ¿puedo tener fe en el sitio junto con los archivos de la tarjeta?
Además, estoy inspirado para obtener el monto de la tarjeta de crédito, ¡no se preocupe! Esto es realmente necesario para garantizar sus datos privados con respecto a la accesibilidad total a la biblioteca contribuida. Necesita asegurar el correo electrónico
¡Gracias por su amabilidad! :-)
Gracias. Me siento honrada
Por favor actualice pronto. Amo este libro.
Que pueda lo recuerdo la última vez que un libro me tenía tan adicto.
Encanta el libro, debe hacer un chanel 2. libro parece más realista que otros.
Me encanta este libro, es increíble!
ERA UN BUEN LIBRO. GRACIAS.
Muy emotiva,sensible,descriptivo escribir.Buen trabajo de mark!Por favor, echa un vistazo a mi nuevo e-book De la Oscuridad Y la Luz