Individual Author Record
Name: James JonesPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1921 in Robinson, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJones was born in Robinson.
Biographical and Professional InformationJames Jones is an author who's wartime experiences inspired some of his most famous works. He witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to his first published novel, ''From Here to Eternity''. ''The Thin Red Line'' reflected his combat experiences on Guadalcanal. His last novel, ''Whistle'', was based on his hospital stay in Memphis, Tennessee, recovering from surgery on an ankle he had reinjured on the island.
*''The Thin Red Line '', Delta, 1963*''From Here to Eternity '', Delta, 1951*''The Pistol '', University Of Chicago Press, 1959*''Some Came Running '', Dell Pub Co , 1958*''Whistle'',*''The Merry Month of May '',*''A Touch of Danger'',