Über den Autor
Herman Wouk, born in 1915, is the author of such classics as The Caine Mutiny (1951) and The Winds of War (1971). Among his laurels are the 1951 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for The Caine Mutiny and the cultural phenomenon of The Winds of War and War and Remembrance which went on to become two of the most popular novels and TV mini-series of the 1970s and 1980s. In 2008, he was honoured with the first Library of Congress Fiction Award, to be known as the Herman Wouk Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Writing of Fiction. He lives in Palm Springs, California.