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Herman Wouk

It is the third novel by the author and the biggest and most important of his works. Herman Wouk served in the United States Navy on several ships similar to the Caine. He graduated in 1934 from Columbia College, where he edited the Jester and wrote Variety Shows. Thereafter, he served five years on Fred Allen's writing staff. Before the war, he was a dollar-a-year man in the Treasury Department's defense-bound radio station. He served four years in the Navy and was executive officer of the...See more