Author Event with Hampton Sides

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HAMPTON SIDES is best-known for his gripping non-fiction adventure stories set in war or depicting epic expeditions of discovery and exploration. He is an acclaimed journalist and the author of the bestselling histories Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, Hellhound On His Trail, In the Kingdom of Ice, and, most recently, On Desperate Ground.

ON DESPERATE GROUND tells the story of one of the most harrowing clashes in American history, the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, during which Mao’s numerically superior armies surrounded and tried to destroy the First Marine Division in the frozen mountain wilds of North Korea. In this deeply researched work of literary non-fiction, bestselling historian Hampton Sides offers a gripping chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism performed by the beleaguered Marines, who were called upon to do the impossible in some of the most unforgiving terrain on earth.

Join us November 7th 12-1 p.m. at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military for a presentation and book signing by this incredible author! Admission is free.

Event date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event address: 
503 E. 9th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385541152
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Published: Doubleday - October 2nd, 2018

On Desperate Ground: The Epic Story of Chosin Reservoir--the Greatest Battle of the Korean War Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101971215
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Published: Anchor - October 29th, 2019