West Point


SKU: 9781732534773 Category: Tag:
Publisher: Publish Authority
Product ID: 239041


West Point A Novel is a tale of honorable military commitment, love, and conflict. It gives the reader the experience of attending a U.S. military academy-featuring the humor and heartbreak of daily life that slowly develops the panache of a West Point leader during the Vietnam Era. Readers will likely laugh, be exhilarated by the tale, and may shed a tear or two.

– If you liked Solder’s Heart, Missy Goes to West Point, Tough As Nails, Beyond the Point, Duty First, or other books about West Point, you’ll love West Point: A Novel

– West Point: A Novel has all the qualities of a good read. It is enjoyable, informative, humorous, and true to life.”

– Readers will love this novel of historical fiction, which so accurately reflects the experience of attending West Point.

In Praise of West Point

“Exceptional story Captivating Outstanding beginning at The United States Military Academy and a look at cadet life. And it only got better from there. It even included a great insight into the world of terrorism and international intrigue. I could not put it down.” – Steve Foust, Master Sergeant USAF (Ret.)

“J. M. Patton’s book, “West Point”, grabbed my attention from the first page through the last, which came all too soon. The book is very well written and highly recommended.” – T.C. Berry

West Point] is an appealing tale of military service during a very trying time in our national history, whose characters have real-life authenticity. A highly recommended read -Mike Herbert, Captain USN (Ret)

J.M. Patton, the author, has a remarkable gift for expressing the emotions we all experience in life. West Point has all the qualities of a good read; it is enjoyable, informative, humorous, and true to life. -L.D. Swift, PhD

West Point was a book I continued to enjoy more and more as I read. Fantastic read that made me feel as if I “know” the characters. – Marlie Echavarrri Ball, Manager, J.B. Hunt

West Point] kept my interest, making it hard to put down. Serious, humorous, and emotional. Great read The Academy Life descriptions are excellent and truly depict Military Academy life. -John Barrett, Chief Master Sergeant USAF (Ret)

Patton gives a remarkably open and credible account of what life at a military school must be. Not only does he capture the daily life of a cadet, but he also details the ethos these institutions instill in young men and women willing to serve our country in the military. -Greg Graves, Reviewer

This novel not only shines a light on a unique collegiate experience as a cadet at the United States Military Academy but also the complexities of American society in the 1960s. …this novel paints a vivid image of Cadet life. -Trae Wolfe, 1LT U.S. Army, USMA Class of 2016

west Point is] a thought-provoking story set during the turbulent years of the Vietnam War and U.S. social unrest. This historical fiction fascinates, informs, often amuses, and ultimately draws the reader in for a saga rich with characters, history, and intrigue. Readers won’t be disappointed. -Sandy Lyons, Teacher: English, Literature

This is bringing back all kinds of memories of being an OTS instructor at Maxwell AFB . . . It reminds me that the services aren’t really all that different. The training sucks everywhere Patton paints that environment amazingly -Travis Rush, Major, USAF

A young man forms lasting friendships and finds meaning in his life while attending West Point in J.M. Patton’s debut novel set in the Vietnam War era. … A coming-of-age tale about friendship and patriotism. -Kirkus Reviews

ISBN: 9781732534773
Publisher: Publish Authority
Pub Date: 07/2020
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.68lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.51w x 0.55d

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Weight 0.68 lbs
Dimensions 8.50 × 5.51 × 0.55 in