• “One of the great books of our time.” —Newsday

  • “A blockbuster of a book . . . raw and brutal and angry.” —The New York Times

  • “One of the significant writers of his generation.” —The New York Times Book Review

  • “Few men write as effectively about the American army as James Jones.” —Newsweek

  • “The only one of my contemporaries who I felt had more talent than myself was James Jones. And he has also been the only writer of any time for whom I felt any love.” —Norman Mailer