1966; The New American Library publishers; hardbound with tan boards; book very good condition; dust cover fair condition with minor edge wear.
"World War II prisoner-of-war camp. It centers upon a fierce struggle - a battle both physical and moral - waged by two young escapees against a foe at once relentless and sadistic. It takes its ploace among the probing war novel of our time, but one that offers the reader a shocking jolt of surprise..."
Glendon Fred Swarthout (April 8, 1918, near Pinckney, Michigan – September 23, 1992, Scottsdale, Arizona) was an American writer and novelist.
One of his best known novels was made into a film of the same title, Where the Boys Are, along with The Shootist which was made into the 1976 John Wayne film of the same name, Wayne's last cinematic appearance.