Glory for Me (2020)

Glory for Me MacKinlay Kantor Glory for Me This is a narrative poem telling the story of three veterans returning home at the end of WWII and of their adjustment into society The film The Best Years of Our Lives was based on this book with s
  • Title: Glory for Me
  • Author: MacKinlay Kantor
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Hardcover
Glory for Me MacKinlay Kantor This is a narrative poem telling the story of three veterans returning home at the end of WWII and of their adjustment into society The film, The Best Years of Our Lives was based on this book, with some changes.
Glory for Me MacKinlay Kantor

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  1. Jake

    Wow Glory For Me was than I expected The content was stronger and rawer I had anticipated something restrained and inspirational, something like the movie The Best Years of Our Lives, which is adapted from this book.The film version was a Best Picture winner in 1946, with a top notch cast including two of my favorite actors of that era Frederic March and Theresa Wright It is one of my all time favorite films It is also a proverbial old Hollywood offering with tasteful and restrained depictions [...]

  2. Julian Stone

    Absolutely fantastic book poem I can not recommend this enough If you are fan of the movie The Best Year s of Our Lives, or a fan of powerful writing, you must read this.

  3. Karla

    Being a big fan of the movie, The Best Years of Our Lives, I was eager to read the book it was based on It was a surprise to discover it was written as a narrative poem, but took it on anyway Wow.

  4. Patrick Murtha

    Different in many ways than the film The Best Years of Our Lives that is based on it, this stands on its own as a neglected classic A beautiful and profound piece of writing that absolutely justifies its unusual form as a novel length narrative poem.

  5. Allanah Osborn

    And each had felt the kiss of death so many times, that he could only share himself with other men whose lips still wore the damp and pungent print of cold infinity After seeing a particularly poignant photograph director William Wyler approached writer MacKinlay Kantor and asked him to write something that could be adapted into a film, specifically a piece that dealt with the idea of WWII soldiers returning home Glory for Me is what Kantor eventually produced.Three WWII soldiers cross paths on [...]

  6. Ann Otto

    Author MacKinlay Kantor was asked to write something about GIs returning from WWII that could be adapted for the screen This dark and frank 268 page narrative poem was not expected, but it is one of the best descriptions of the returning warriors of WWII We are inside the psyche of three men, strangers returning together by chance to a small American town They are diverse in age and social status, and one now has a noticeable disability Constant flashbacks help us understand how difficult the tr [...]

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