George S. Patton's nephew, Mr. Ayer, has made no attempt to fully assess the General's career: rather it is the man, ""Uncle...

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George S. Patton's nephew, Mr. Ayer, has made no attempt to fully assess the General's career: rather it is the man, ""Uncle George,"" whom he has tried to commit to these pages. He relies mainly on his own recollections, but also turns to those of other members of the family and former comrades-in-arms. We observe Patton in privacy and gain some intimate new insights -- who, for instance, would guess that ""Old Blood and Guts"" wrote poetry and devoutly believed in reincarnation?

Pub Date: June 16, 1964

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 1, 1964