Flags of our fathers : heroes of Iwo Jima / James Bradley with Ron Powers ; adapted for young people by Michael French.
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- ISBN: 0385729324
- Physical Description: 211 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2001.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-208) and index.
James Bradley examines the lives of the six young men who raised the American flag over Iwo Jima in February 1945 and were immortalized by a famous photograph--one of whom was Bradley's father.
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Flags of Our Fathers : Heroes of Iwo Jima
Author James Bradley is the son of Doc Bradley, one of the flagraisers. He is a writer and speaker living in Westchester County, New York. (Publisher Provided) James Bradley was born in Wisconsin in 1954. He received a degree in East Asian history from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He worked in the corporate communications industry in the United States, Japan, England and South Africa over the next twenty years. His father, John Bradley, was one of the six men who became famous for being photographed raising the American flag on Mt. Suribachi. He wrote about the six men in his first book Flags of Our Fathers, which was adapted into a movie. His other books include Flyboys and The Imperial Cruise. (Bowker Author Biography)
Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who lives in Vermont. (Publisher Provided) Ron Powers (born 1941) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, novelist, and non-fiction writer. He was born in Hannibal, Missouri -- Mark Twain's hometown. Hannibal was influential in much of Powers' writing. His works include White Town Drowsing: Journeys to Hannibal, Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain, and Mark Twain: A Life. He also co-wrote the New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers with James Bradley. As TV and radio columnist for Chicago Sun-Times, Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1973 for his critical writing about television during 1972. He was the first television critic to win the Pulitzer Prize. In 1985, Powers won an Emmy Award for his work on CBS News Sunday Morning. In addition to writing, Powers has taught for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, and at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. (Bowker Author Biography)