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In his 19th novel in a run going back to the mid-1960s, public television news host Jim Lehrer presents Johnny Wrigley, a baseball-loving Maryland country boy heading off in April 1944 to kill Japanese in World War II.Apr 15 2009 | Read Full Review of Oh, Johnny: A Novel
In the opening scene of Jim Lehrer’s Oh, Johnny, we encounter nineteen-year-old Johnny Wrigley aboard a marine troop train bound for California during the last year of World War II.| Read Full Review of Oh, Johnny: A Novel
In April 1944, Johnny is a newly minted marine on a troop train heading west for California, where he will be shipped overseas to fight in the Pacific Theater.
At a brief stop in Wichita, Johnny gets off the train and falls in love.
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