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Author Nelson, Peter, 1953-
Title Left for dead [electronic resource] : a young man's search for justice for the USS Indianapolis / Peter Nelson ; with a preface by Hunter Scott.
Pub Info New York : Delacorte Press, c2002.
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Descript 1 online resource (xx, 201 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), map.
Note Downloadable ebook.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sailor -- Boy -- Background: the enemy -- Men -- Mission -- Sinking -- Ordeal -- Rescue -- Guilty -- Court-martial -- Price -- Boy's crusade -- Reckoning -- Exoneration.
Summary Recalls the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis at the end of World War II, the navy cover-up and unfair court martial of the ship's captain, and how a young boy helped the survivors set the record straight fifty-five years later.
Subject McVay, Charles Butler, III, 1898-1968 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Scott, Hunter, 1985- -- Juvenile literature.
Indianapolis (Cruiser) -- Juvenile literature.
Trials (Naval offenses) -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Juvenile literature.
Trials (Naval offenses)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Genre Electronic books.
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Related To Print version: Nelson, Peter, 1953- Left for dead. New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, c2002 (DLC) 2001053774
ISBN 9780375890185 (electronic bk.)
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