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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Kipling, John, 1897-1915 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Kipling, John, 1897-1915 -- Fiction.,
  • Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Fiction,
  • Death -- Fiction.,
  • Loos, Battle of, Loos-en-Gohelle, France, 1915 -- Fiction.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Fiction.,
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
  • War -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

In 1915, mortally wounded in Loos, France, eighteen-year-old John Kipling, son of writer Rudyard Kipling, remembers his boyhood and the events leading to what is to be his first and last World War I battle.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Geert Spillebeen ; translated by Terese Edelstein.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction., Fiction
ContributionsEdelstein, Terese.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S7549 Ki 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296616M
ISBN 100618431241
LC Control Number2004020856

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"John Kipling was just one small officer in the Great War," the war to end all wars. He was 18 years old in his first and last battle. He was the only son of the world-famous author, Rudyard Kipling, who pulled strings to get John into the army. "Perfectly timed," Rudyard thought of the war. "Here was John's chance." Moreover, Kipling's wartime writing rallied the nation, his verses like oil. Kipling's Choice (Bccb Blue Ribbon Fiction Books (Awards)) Geert Spillebeen; Terese Edelstein [Translator] Published by HMH Books for Young Readers ().   Kipling's Choice [Spillebeen, Geert, Edelstein, Terese] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kipling's Choice3/5(7). Author: Rudyard Kipling. Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "As a short-story writer, Rudyard Kipling is equaled only by Chekhov -- and this unusually generous selection, intended as a companion volume to T. S. Eliot's A Choice of Kipling's Verse, will undoubtedly confirm Kipling as a great master.