Marc Wortman is an independent historian, an award-winning freelance journalist, and the author of two previous books, The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power and The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta.
Engrossing... an absorbing world-wide epic... Wortman's brisk
narrative takes us across nations and oceans with a propulsive
vigor that speeds the book along like a good thriller. * Wall
Street Journal *
1941 has the sweep and intimacy of an epic novel and the pace of a military thriller. -- Debby Applegate * Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for THE MOST FAMOUS MAN IN AMERICA *
Like the rumble of thunder before a storm, Marc Wortman's 1941 creates a mesmerizing sense of ominous and terrifying foreboding. This is the fascinating story of the global war that most Americans know almost nothing about -- Nathaniel Philbrick * Bestselling author of IN THE HEART OF THE SEA *
Told with such verve and delightful panache -- Paul Kennedy * J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University *