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The Remains of the Corps was written by Tom Hebert, a "literary blacksmith," whose hammers, tongs, and chisels -- including a lengthy self-education in the literary arts, an intense passion, and a fierce persistence -- are shaping the iron wrought by many years of extensive research. Tom's literary role model is Anton Myrer, author of Once an Eagle.


Tom, the son of a former Marine sergeant who served on Iwo Jima, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He enlisted in the Marines in 1968 and served in Vietnam in 1970 and 1971 as a First Lieutenant.  He is a Certified Public Accountant by vocation.  His avocation is writing and researching on military matters.  He is married, the father of two, and the grandfather of five.

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THE REMAINS OF THE CORPS: IVY & THE CROSSING, An Illustrated Novel- PAPERBACK

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 THE REMAINS OF THE CORPS, VOLUME I: IVY & THE CROSSING, An Illustrated Novel- PAPER COVER

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 THE REMAINS OF THE CORPS, VOLUME I: IVY & THE CROSSING, An Illustrated Novel - HARDCOVER "DELUXE EDITION"

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New! The Remains of the Corps is now available in a beautifully designed E-book...

Including every illustration & portrait! It is only $9.95 and, if you enjoy the book so much that you want a print copy, I will send you  a $5.00 cash rebate when you order the print version.  Order your E-book at:


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STICKER SHOCK!

The costs associated with self-publishing a book are quite high. Those costs are reflected in the prices ($44 for the hardcover & $30 for the paper cover) for The Remains of the Corps.

  

The costs are high, also, because I "went the full Monty"!  Illustrations, end pages, dust jacket on the hardcover, a cloth cover in USMC colors, glossy paper, headband binding, shrinkwrapping, table of contents, list of illustrations, and more.


Frankly, I need your support . . . and, if you are a Marine, I need your Semper Fi Support.


In return, it makes sense that I provide you with additional value.  In addition to providing you a first class-looking book, worthy of your coffee table or military bookshelf, I am offering two things: (1) a "book plate" [see adjoining] on which I will inscribe your name, the name of someone you are giving the book to, any dedicative language you wish, and, I will sign it. (2) recognition of you, for your support, by adding your name (or someone you wish to honor) -- or both -- on the Supporters (click here) page of this website and in future printings of this volume and future volumes.  You get me started, and I will remember you forever . . .


For any of these special requests, please e-mail me directly at: yogihebert@hotmail.com or contact me through our CONTACT page (click here).


It might help to know that I dedicated my novel to my Dad -- the late (as of 2016) Sergeant William G. Hebert --- who served in the Corps and landed on Iwo Jima.


In closing, I have worked very hard on my Marine writing project for many years (10), and I am simply and sincerely working to honor the Corps (and all who served and will serve) through an epic novel.  I will eventually get to your era of service. The purpose of this first volume -- Ivy & The Crossing -- is to set the stage (and flesh out the many Marine characters) for the next volume -- Belleau Wood-- which is well underway.  In short, this volume lays the groundwork . . . and it is critical to your making the most of future volumes.


If you cannot or choose not to lend your support, I wish you well and I thank you for visiting -- and come back any time.  We are, after all, Brothers in the Corps.  Semper Fi!


If I have succeeded in gaining your support for my writing, thank you and Semper Fidelis!  I look forward to sending you your book plate and adding you to the list of The Remains of the Corps supporters.


With respect . . . 


Tom Hebert

USMC

'68 - '71 

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BOOK PLATE

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The Remains of the Corps, Volume I: Ivy & The Crossing


“They passed on a chance to be fanciful,

Choosing instead to be dutiful.

They tried, and they cried,

And eventually died,

Believing war had made 

their lives meaningful.”

               - Lawrence Blakeslee


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E G & A Publishing

PO Box 226, Agawam, Massachusetts 01001, United States