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Last flag flying

Darryl Ponicsan

Last flag flying

a novel

by Darryl Ponicsan

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  • Retired military personnel,
  • Fiction

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    Set thirty-four years after the events of The Last Detail, this novel brings together Billy Bad-Ass Buddusky, Mule Mulhall, and Larry Meadows to reprise the same journey, but under very different circumstances. Now middle-aged, Meadows seeks out his former captors in their civilian lives to help him bury his Marine son in Arlington National Cemetery. When he learns that the authorities have told him a lie about the circumstances of his son"s death in Iraq, he decides, with the help of the two others, to transport him home to Portsmouth.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDarryl Ponicsan
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 pages
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935054M
    ISBN 101510733299
    ISBN 109781510733299
    OCLC/WorldCa1005087886

      The film itself is a revisitation, as Darryl Ponicsan's novel, "Last Flag Flying," was a sequel to his debut novel, "The Last Detail," similarly about a military escort.


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It was a story about two Navy men escorting a third from Norfolk to the military prison in New Hampshire and the adventures they had along the way when they realize that poor Larry Meadows was to serve 8 yrs for pilfering $40 from the PX.4/5(30).

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