Several of demilles compulsively readable thrillersincluding medal of honor 1985, the charm school 1988, the generals daughter 1993, and up country 2002deal directly with the vietnam war. He has written many standalone novels, as well as three series. He served in vietnam, earning the air medal, bronze star, and the vietnamese cross of gallantry. I know it is a cliche and i seldom give a 5 star rating to a book, but this is a real page turner. It is the second novel featuring protagonist paul brenner. Read up country thriller suspense book by nelson demille.
Paul brenner is trying to cope up with his early retirement as a chief warrant officer from the us army, when suddenly his former boss colonel karl hellmann asks for a rendezvous at the vietnam war. The quest by nelson demille booksamillion online book. He retrieved one of the tourists cameras and looked at the digital images on the small screen, which made him smile. The panther stared at his jambiyah, red with blood, then slid it into its sheath. Set in contemporary vietnam, the the novel features the return of the character of paul brenner, a investigator for the united states army criminal investigation division and the protagonist of demilles the generals daughter 1992. Editions of up country by nelson demille goodreads. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Nelson demille audiobooks download instantly today. He was a first lieutenant in the united states army 196669 and saw action as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry division in vietnam. Demille spent three years at hofstra university, then joined the army and attended officer candidate school.
Nelson demille at full tilt with another engaging, exciting, and impeccably researched thriller. Which of nelson demilles books have been made into movies. Publication date 2002 topics vietnam war, 19611975, government investigators, americans publisher new york, ny. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or. If i can read a book three times and still feel it is as fresh and interesting as the first time i read it, then i believe the book deserves 5 stars. As of june 2012, two of his books have been made into movies. His other new york times bestsellers include the charm school, word of honor, the gold coast, spencerville, the lions game, up country, wild fire. Part of that time was served during the vietnam war in quang tri provence, from november 67 to december 68. The first bad thing was a voice mail from cynthia sunhill, my former partner in the armys criminal investigation division. Demille returned to hofstra university to complete his degree in political science and history.
An earlier, shorter version of the quest was published in paperback in 1975. Download nelson demille torrent or any other torrent from ebooks category. His novels include plum island, the charm school, and the gold coast. Nelson demille paul brenner 02 up country 2002 quote. Nelson richard demille was born in jamaica queens on august 23, 1943. Despite demille liking the film, it stuck closely to his plot and was a gloomy dud. He joined the army shortly after his time at hofstra university, becoming a first lieutenant and going to vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry division in vietnam. Nelson demille primary author only author division. Nelson richard demille is an american author, known for his crime fiction and thrillers.
The guardian on a beach at dusk, while bud mitchell and jill winslow conduct their illicit love affair in front of a video camera set to record each steamy moment, a terrible explosion suddenly lights up the sky. The author of 18 actionsuspense novels, a number of which have become new york times bestsellers, he is bestknown for his john corey series, which includes the following books plum island, the lions game, night fall, wild fire, the lion, the panther and radiant angel. His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel, plum island, the charm school. See all titles by nelson demille the story begins, appropriately, at the vietnam memorial in washington, where brenner newly retired and desperately bored holds a clandestine meeting with his former commanding officer, colonel karl. Army from 1966 to 1969 and earned the rank of first lieutenant.
The charm school by nelson demille in djvu, epub, txt download ebook. Born in new york in 1949, nelson richard demille grew up on long island and attended hofstra university for three years before joining the army and enrolling in officer candidate school. Nelson demilles latest vietnam veterans of america. Demilles biggest yet deserves high points for entertainment and readability, though nothing of his has been as moving or richly written as 1990s the gold coast up country is a sequel to the generals daughter 1992, filmed with john travolta as demilles army homicide detective paul brenner. In 20, i rewrote the quest and doubled its length, making it, i hope, a far better story than the original, without deviating from the elements that made the story so powerful and compelling when i. John corey series in order nelson demille fictiondb. One of the last things that chief warrant officer paul brenner wanted to do was return to work for the armys criminal investigation divisionan organization that thanked him for his many years of dedicated service by forcing him into early retirement. Here are the nelson demille books in order for his series and standalone novels. Although i have traveled all over the world, the book also served as a kind of travelogue as the characters moved around the country upcountry, through this. Reluctance because it was written by demille, and the lion was still chasing me. Nelson demille booklist nelson demille message board. Just finished reading up country by nelson demille for at least the third time.
His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel, plum island, the charm school, the gold coast, and the generals daughter, which was made into a major motion picture, starring john travolta and madeleine. Up country is a thriller novel by nelson demille released in 2002. Nelson demille all novels free ebooks download ebookee. Buy up country paul brenner new ed by demille, nelson isbn. Nelson demille books list of books by author nelson demille. Demille has also written under the pen names jack cannon, kurt ladner, ellen kay and brad matthews. Nelson demille, who served as a first cavalry division platoon commander in the vietnam war, today is one of the nations most prolific bestselling novelists. Nelson demille was born nelson richard demille to huron and antonio demille on august 23, 1943 in new york city. Read free book excerpt from up country by nelson demille, page 1 of 4. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and. Additional gift options are available when buying one ebook at a time. Nelson demille books, ebooks, audiobooks, biography.
He was commissioned a second lieutenant and served in vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry division. Nelson demille this book was greati lived in moscow for five years and this was right in point with the secret police plum island john corey, by nelson demille think i have officially read every one of nelson demilles novels. The panther said to his jihadists, i hope he was not injured. The guardian on a beach at dusk, while bud mitchell and jill winslow conduct their illicit love affair in front of a video camera set to record each steamy moment, a terrible explosion suddenly lights up the. Nelson demille was born in new york city in 1943, and as a child, he moved. Up country is a 2002 thriller novel by american author nelson demille. This book helped me understand what many are dealing with as vietnam vets. The generals daughter written in 1992, the generals daughter follows a military agent. Demille and his family moved to long island when he was a child. Nelson demille is currently considered a single author. Joan 12014 love to read nelson demille and this book was a typical demille book with a good plot loaded with his witty sarcasm. Though i can usually get through a book fast, this 700 page book took me two weeks to read. Enjoyed it just as much as the first time i read it.
All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws. Demille played football and ran track while he was at elmont memorial high school. I have always enjoyed nelson demille but this book, in addition to connecting me to the principal characters paul brenner and susan webber, actually educated me about the viet nam conflict and the country as it was then and is now after the war. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. The vietnam war in nelson demille the american legion. Nelson demille is an american author born in 1943 in new york city. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Nelson demille opens his newest novel, up country, with the old saying that bad things come in threes.
Having taken to the lifestyle of a middleaged civilian, the last thing paul brenner wanted to do was return to work for the armys criminal investigation division, the agency that thanked him for years of liferisking service by forcing him into early retirement. Transcript of a february 17, 2002 cnn interview with the. He has also published books under the pseudonyms jack cannon, kurt ladner and brad matthews. Up country by nelson demille signed first edition book.
His other new york times bestsellers include the charm school, word of honor, the gold coast, spencerville, the lions game, up country, wild fire, and. He is the son of builder huron demille and his wife antonia panzera. His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel. Having sold nearly 50 million books worldwide in a 35year writing career, he is an author whose work has been converted into one hollywood hit and a. So, it was with great reluctance that i picked up the word of honor. Up country paul brenner book 2 kindle edition by nelson. Nelson demille could hang honorary degrees and literary awards on the walls of his office. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Nelson demille book list by the rivers of babylon 1978 mayday 1979. Nelson demille is an american author of several crime mystery novels. The gold coast, spencerville, and by the rivers of babylon by nelson demille in djvu, fb2, fb3 download ebook. Up country there is a name carved into the vietnam memorial in washington, d.178 243 60 156 480 1086 893 458 1322 1181 943 1625 260 448 1205 1515 1028 1376 866 534 1404 1317 260 159 1496 1188 572 1188 910 109 986 889 406 419 1483 1439 529 1075 768 1202