Warrant officers are addressed as mister, so this salutation was a reminder of my past or perhaps present army rank, not a celebration of my civilian status. Nelson richard demille is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. This book was the last demille book that i had left to read. If you love nelson demilles books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, coauthors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Up country there is a name carved into the vietnam memorial in washington, d. Up country gives an insiders view of the vietnam war. Up country paul brenner book 2 and millions of other books are available for instant access.
To continue reading, get the full word biography in nelson demille books in order. I looked up at the roof and saw the smaller structure where the last americans had left the city by helicopter on april 30, 1975, as the communist troops approached. If you love nelson demilles books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, coauthors, star ratings, and a. Demille played football and ran track while he was at elmont memorial high school. Up country paul brenner book 2 kindle edition by demille. Apr 06, 2017 nelson richard demille is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels. Nelson demille opens his newest novel, up country, with the old saying that bad things come in threes. Up country is a 2002 thriller novel by american author nelson demille.
He has mostly written thrillers and crime fiction but he has delved outside of that with some nonfiction, albeit he tends to use pseudonyms when he does. The disrespect the veterans received upon their return was heartbreaking. The story is set in 2015, before fidel castros death. Up country paul brenner, book 2 by nelson demille book cover. Since nelson demille served in vietnam, it has the ring of truth. Demilles other books are great reads, but up country just may be his best. Jan 29, 2002 if nothing else, they can screw up your px privileges for a year. Most of the book is filled with memories of the war and tons of descriptives. Sep 10, 2012 the 10 best books written by nelson demille. Apparently, sony has interest in putting john corey on the big or small, as a television series. Order of nelson demille books nelson demille is an american novelist who has written such books as the generals daughter, the gold coast and the john corey series.
The latest book written by nelson demille is the cuban affair, published in 2017, the first in a new series featuring mac maccormick, an afghanistan war veteran aged 35. Up country paul brenner book 2 kindle edition by demille, nelson. Part of that time was served during the vietnam war in quang tri provence, from november 67 to december 68. His other new york times bestsellers include the charm school, word of honor, the gold coast, spencerville, the lions game, up country, wild fire, and. I stared at karls message again and noticed it was addressed to mr. The vietnam war in nelson demille the american legion. Nelson richard demille born august 23, 1943 is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels.
He is the son of builder huron demille and his wife antonia panzera. It is the second novel featuring protagonist paul brenner. Nelson demille books in order how to read nelson demilles. He joined the army shortly after his time at hofstra university, becoming a first lieutenant and going to vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry division in vietnam. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He has mostly written thrillers and crime fiction but he has delved outside of that with some. Having sold nearly 50 million books worldwide in a 35year writing career, he is an author whose work has been converted into one hollywood hit and a. I am a vietnam veteran that has returned their 16 times. Here are the nelson demille books in order for his series and standalone novels.
Nelson demille was born nelson richard demille to huron and antonio demille on august 23, 1943 in new york city. Nelson demille booklist nelson demille message board. Brenners called back to investigate the murder of a young army lieutenant by his captain. Nelson demille is the author of books such as word of honor, the talbot odyssey, cathedral, the lion, and more.
See all titles by nelson demille the story begins, appropriately, at the vietnam memorial in washington, where brenner newly retired and desperately bored holds a clandestine meeting with his former commanding officer, colonel karl. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or. Nelson demille audio books, best sellers, author bio. In up country, brenner is sent to vietnam on a topsecret investigation into the 30yearold war murder. Nov 01, 2005 listen to up country audiobook by nelson demille. His novels include plum island, the charm school, and the gold coast. Like demille s previous books, the plot writhes with twists, turns and people who arent. Demille and his family moved to long island when he was a child.
Jan 29, 2002 just finished reading up country by nelson demille for at least the third time. Up country by demille, nelson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. I have read many of nelson demilles novels and have enjoyed them immensley for their intrigue. Paul brenner is trying to cope up with his early retirement as a chief warrant officer from the us army, when suddenly his former boss colonel karl hellmann asks for a rendezvous at the vietnam war. In up country, nelson demille cannily revives the army career of chief warrant officer paul brenner, the cynical, hardworking criminal investigation division man who was forcibly retired after solving the highprofile killing in the generals daughter.
Heres an except from the newsletter that talks about the potential movie news. Buy a cheap copy of up country book by nelson demille. Up country by nelson demille meet your next favorite book. That demille has written a sequel to the generals daughter comes as no surprise.
His other new york times bestsellers include the charm school, word of honor, the gold coast, spencerville, the lions game, up country, wild fire. Like demilles previous books, the plot writhes with twists, turns and people who arent. The author of 18 actionsuspense novels, a number of which have become new york times bestsellers, he is bestknown for his john corey series, which includes the following books plum island, the lions game, night fall, wild fire, the lion, the panther and radiant angel. If nothing else, they can screw up your px privileges for a year. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The complete series list for john corey nelson demille. With this latest book, demilles paul brenner returns for a third trip to vietnam, this time thirty years after his two tours during the war. Army from 1966 to 1969 and earned the rank of first lieutenant.
A novel by demille, nelson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. By the rivers of babylon, cathedral, the talbot odyssey, word of honor, the charm school, the gold coast, the generals daughter, spencerville, plum island, the lions game, up country, night fall, wild fire, the gate house, the lion, the panther, the quest, radiant angel, the cuban affair and the deserter. He has collaborated on novels with other authors as well, such as thomas block on mayday. Demilles biggest yet deserves high points for entertainment and readability, though nothing of his has been as moving or richly written as 1990s the gold coast up country is a sequel to the generals daughter 1992, filmed with john travolta as demilles army homicide detective paul brenner. John corey series in order nelson demille fictiondb. With this latest book, demille s paul brenner returns for a third trip to vietnam, this time thirty years after his two tours during the war. Demille has also written under the pen names jack cannon, kurt ladner, ellen kay and brad matthews. Nelson demille could hang honorary degrees and literary awards on the walls of his office. Warrant officers are addressed as mister, so this salutation was a reminder of my past or perhaps present army rank, not a. Just finished reading up country by nelson demille for at least the third time. He has written many standalone novels, as well as three series. Up country nelson demille page 17 read online free books.
John corey, paul brenner, joe ryker, and john sutter. The place was absolutely fogged in with cigarette and cigar smoke, and susan lit up. Nelson demille was born in new york city in 1943, and as a child, he moved. Nelson demille set up country, plum island, wild fire, spencerville, night fall, the gate house and the generals daughter. Includes biography, photos, bibliography, and contact information.
Nelson demille books in order how to read nelson demille. Nelson demille is an american author born in 1943 in new york city. The last thing paul brenner wanted to do was return to work for the armys criminal. The book focuses on macs adventures in cuba, which is just 90 miles from key west. There seemed to be a lot of noodle shops and snack bars around, and the whole place smelled of fish and cabbage, which brought back a lot of memories of twenty years ago. Up country by nelson demille signed first edition book.
Recommend this book to people that are going with me. Jan 29, 2002 demilles biggest yet deserves high points for entertainment and readability, though nothing of his has been as moving or richly written as 1990s the gold coast up country is a sequel to the generals daughter 1992, filmed with john travolta as demilles army homicide detective paul brenner. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nelson richard demille was born in jamaica queens on august 23, 1943. One of the last things that chief warrant officer paul brenner wanted to do was return to work for the armys criminal investigation divisionan organization that thanked him for his many years of dedicated service by forcing him into early retirement.
Nelson demille books, ebooks, audiobooks, biography. I read it last because it is very long and about vietnam, which i anticipated would be a little uninteresting to me. Despite demille liking the film, it stuck closely to his plot and was a gloomy dud. Up country nelson demille page 25 read online free books. Reading this book brought tears to my eyes more that once. Neither of us wanted to be overdramatic, so we just took each others hand without any hugging or smooching.
Up country book by nelson demille 12 available editions. If i can read a book three times and still feel it is as fresh and interesting as the first time i read it, then i believe the book deserves 5 stars. Up country by nelson demille 2002, hardcover for sale. See the complete paul brenner series book list in order.
Enjoyed it just as much as the first time i read it. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading up country paul brenner book 2. In his latest newsletter, posted after thanksgiving, bestselling author nelson demille gave a quick movie update. Demille was born in new york city on august 23, 1943.175 1420 244 673 910 1491 1038 745 1177 1585 584 687 1148 1414 832 1128 108 1443 232 862 326 115 963 791 955 805 325 43 1565 858 70 1225 1465 346 94 864 404 1008 629 225 1004 1262 1120 477