Savages: Savages

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A symphonic and heartbreaking novel of love and war, childhood and class, and guilt and forgiveness that provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose. She has also written children's books under her own name of Janet Quin-Harkin. The combined force totalled 795 men, including four rifle companies (approximately 400 combat soldiers), three field artillery troops and a field battery.

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Publisher: Pocket (May 1, 1990)

ISBN: 0671727192

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