Author: Conroy, Robert
Binding: Softback
Cover Price: 14.95
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Publisher: Ballantine Books
Copyright Year: 2007
Publication Year: 2007
ISBN#: 0-345-49479-2
LCCN#: 2006036158
Pages: 432
Address: New York
Dewey Decimal: 813/.54
LoC Classification: PS3553.O51986 A617 2007


Genre: Alternative History
Series Number: 696
Condition: New
Read: ✓
Shelf: 17
Goodreads: Yes


America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
But Japan has only begun to fight. . . .

In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame–their aim: to take America down with them.

Emperor Hirohito’s capitulation is hijacked by extremists and a weary United States is forced to invade Japan as a last step in a war that has already cost so many lives. As the Japanese lash out with tactics that no one has ever faced before–from POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific command–the invasion’s success is suddenly in doubt. As America’s streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from the fiery front lines to the halls of Washington to the shadowy realm of espionage, while a mortally wounded enemy becomes the greatest danger of all.