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Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Navy,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Petty officers,
  • Military - Naval,
  • George Washington (Aircraft ca,
  • George Washington (Aircraft carrier),
  • United States,
  • United States.

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8852359M
ISBN 101591144604
ISBN 109781591144601

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Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their hands and exclaim, 'We'd better ask the Chief.' That refrain, heard for generations throughout the Navy, is the theme for Jack Leahy's newest book. Written at sea, his book provides a compelling picture of the Chief Petty Officer's community in the U.S. Navy. Chiefs is the first novel in the Will Lee series by Stuart was first published in by W. W. Norton & novel takes place in the fictional town of Delano, Georgia, over three generations, as three different police chiefs attempt to identify a serial killer operating in the area. It is Woods' first published novel. Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their hands and exclaim, 'We'd better ask the Chief.' That refrain, heard for generations throughout the Navy, is the theme for Jack Leahy's newest book. To ask other readers questions about Chiefs, please sign up. This to me was comparable to reading three different books. The first Police Chief's I would have given a 4 star for sure if it was the whole onus. The Second Chief's I would barely give a 3 star, maybe stars. And the last Chief, an even 3 stars/5().