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The bridges at Toko-Ri

James A. Michener

The bridges at Toko-Ri

by James A. Michener

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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBantam Pathfinder Edition
The Physical Object
Pagination1965
Number of Pages1965
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22200133M

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The Bridges of Toko-ri was originally a novella by author James A Michener and was published in and later on the novella was depicted as a movie in The Bridges at Toko-Ri is set during the Korean War, and focuses on the efforts of American Navy fighter pilots, to take out the heavily guarded bridges set in a narrow valley in North Korea. Editorial Reviews. Following so quickly the global drama of World War II, the Korean War inspired few films. Director Mark Robson made one of them in , I Want You, while the war was still , after the war had cooled, he directed The Bridges at Toko-Ri, based on the novel by the reliable and extremely popular James film has all the thrills and suspense of the best air /5(2).

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The Bridges of Toko-Ri is a novella by America author James A. Michener. The book tells the story of the United States Pilots in the Korean War as they undertake a mission to destroy the protected bridges in the enemy territory.

This is a vivid and moving novella and really does pack a punch.4/5. "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" is an early James Michener novel about the Korean War, and about the men who were sent to fight it. Harry Brubaker, a veteran of the Second World War, was a lawyer with a family when the war started and the Navy recalled him to active by: 8.

The Bridges of Toko-ri Book The bridges at Toko-Ri book and Study Guide. James A. Michener Booklist James A. Michener Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Bridges of Toko-ri ; James Michener's Korean War novel is about Navy fighter pilot Harry Brubaker, the finest flier aboard the carrier USS Savo.

He is unhappy to be in this unpublicized and. The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a American war film about the Korean War and stars William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney, and Robert film, which was directed by Mark Robson, was produced by Paramount Pictures.

Dennis Weaver and Earl Holliman make early screen appearances in the motion picture. The screenplay is based on the novel The Bridges at Toko-Ri by Music by: Lyn Murray. The Bridges at Toko-Ri: A Novel - Kindle edition by Michener, James A., Berry, Steve. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Bridges at Toko-Ri: A Novel/5(). Directed by Mark Robson. With William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney. Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges.

The ending of this grim war drama is all tension/10(5K). For many Americans, The Bridges at Toko-Ri remains their only experience of the Forgotten War.

Frequent contributor Don Hollway thanks Richard Kaufman for his photos, video and recollections of his friend James Michener and flying the “Toko-ri” mission, as well as Christina Thorin for sharing photos and memo­ries of her : Guy Aceto.

I have heard the Korean War described as America's "forgotten war," so I was eager to read James Michener's "The Bridges at Toko-Ri." A short novel about United States fighter pilots taking part in the Korean conflict, this book is an entertaining, and often very thoughtful, story of this plot of the book is driven by a daring plan to destroy the strategic bridges of the by: 8.

What did you like best about The Bridges at Toko-Ri. What did you like least. I read the book years ago, and recently re-watched the movie again. I had forgotten how closely they two media followed each other; a rare happenstance in many books to movies.

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges.

The ending of. About The Bridges at Toko-Ri. In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air as well as their lives on the ground.

The Bridges at Toko-Ri by Michener, James A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A novel about the men on an aircraft carrier in the Korean War whose primary objective was to destroy the bridges at Toko-ri From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review/5(7).

Reviewed by Glenn Erickson. James Michener's The Bridges at Toko-Ri told the sad story of yet another clash between East and West, to add to the dozens in his Tales of the South Pacific. Immediately after the Korean conflict, Paramount put together this exciting aviation film, with a suitably dour tone that was the only possible way to approach the recent police action.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Bridges at Toko-Ri: A Novel/5(10). This group of rail bridges became known to the public as ‘Toko-ri’.” A U.S.

Navy Douglas AD-2 Skyraider from attack squadron VA Rustlers attacking a bridge in North Korea, in October VA was assigned to Carrier Air Group (CVG) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer (CV) for a deployment to Korea from 2 March to.

Overview of The Bridges at Toko-Ri,directed by Mark Robson, with William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, at Turner Classic Movies.The planes and ships of U.S. Navy Task Force 77 have a mission and that is to destroy the bridges at Toko-Ri in North Korea thereby slowing the flow of men and material to the communist forces in the south.

But the bridges are located in a narrow valley between steep mountains and the air route in and out of the valley is heavily fortified. Before there was Maverick, there was Brubaker though William Holden’s ace Navy pilot in The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a little more by-the-book, sporting the iconic flight jacket per regulations over his khaki shirt, black tie, and “aviation green” trousers.