New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara will sign copies of his 2017 novel The Frozen Hours: A Novel of the Korean War on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Eisenhower National Historic Site’s gift shop.
Shaara will also sign his four-volume series on WWII that includes The Rising Tide, The Steel Wave, No Less Than Victory, and The Final Storm. His appearance coincides with the 22nd annual World War II Weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site. The National Park Service sponsors the annual World War II Weekend featuring encampments of more than 700 living historians portraying Allied and German troops.
Awarded the 2018 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction, The Frozen Hours also received the 2018 James Webb Award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The Frozen Hours follows the battle of Chosin Reservoir. Shaara tells the dramatic story of the Americans and Chinese who faced off in one of the deadliest campaigns: Frozen Chosin. The novel uses multiple points of view including the commanding general of the American 1st Marine Division, a Marine private, and the Chinese commander.
The Frozen Hours will be available in the gift shop at the Eisenhower National Historic Site and in the bookstore at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Hardback copies are available for $28.99; paperback, $18. For additional information, contact the bookstore at the Gettysburg National Military Museum and Visitor Center at 717-334-2288.