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The women they loved and the elegant car that came to symbolize their romantic youth It is also the story of their coming of age in the dark days of World War II and of their unshakable. Not as razor sharp as Myrer s war critiue Once an Eagle but still an interesting look both at the WWII generation and the progression of life from idealistic youth to realistic middle age It just barely avoids being soapy in places but is enjoyable from beginning to end Marriage by Deception youth to realistic middle age It just barely avoids being soapy in places but is enjoyable from beginning to end

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The Last Convertible

Loyalty to a lost dream of Camelot of grace and style in the decades that followed The Last Convertible is a gripping tribute to a way of living that immortalized the Greatest Generatio. Wonderful book The Greatest Generation from pre war college days to post war readjustment trying to make up for time lost and friends lost finishing school jobs marriage kids A very personal yet sweeping view of the war the homefront swing and friendships seen through a small group of college buddies thrown together torn apart and thrown together again all held together by memories and a beautiful old Packard convertible called The Empress Makes you want to mix a stinger and listen to Glen Miller

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Anton Myrer's beloved bestselling novel of America's World War II generation is as powerful now as it was upon its publication An immediate classic it tells the story of five Harvard men. I ve read by Anton Myrer several times and have thoroughly enjoyed it every time I ve just added it to my all time favorites list It tells the story of 5 Harvard men and the women they loved in the carefree years leading up to World War II where their biggest worries where the next dance of the Big Band Sounds of those days would be and who would be driving the huge beautiful Packard convertible they called The Empress Their lives are turned upside down with the beginning of WWII It is a wonderful tale


10 thoughts on “The Last Convertible

  1. says:

    2014 You can't go home again or at least not always I do so love this book but this time through the central device struck me as a little shopworn the ending rushed and annoying from the standpoint that these characters are summing

  2. says:

    I've read by Anton Myrer several times and have thoroughly enjoyed it every time I've just added it to my all time favorites list It tells the story of 5 Harvard men and the women they loved in the carefree years leading up to World War II where their biggest worries where the next dance of the Big Band Sounds of those days would be and who would be driving the huge beautiful Packard convertible they called The Empress

  3. says:

    This is one of my absolute favorite books When I wish to be caught up in a time that only existed for a fragile moment in lhe lives of a select group this is one of the best to capture the experience and anguish of joy sorrow love laughter and longing all in one 0ther books that have the same effect for me are The Best of Families by Ellen Berlin and Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy I think at least one of these is probably due

  4. says:

    I ADORE this book One of my all time favourites I even found a hard copy version in an old bookstore on Cape Cod Couldn't get perfect Such a

  5. says:

    Not as razor sharp as Myrer’s war critiue Once an Eagle but still an interesting look both at the WWII generation and the progressi

  6. says:

    Very good novel This is a grand sweeping epic that is reminiscent of the style of novels that were big in the 1970's Nostalgic soapy melodramatic stories that seemed to be the norm This one stands out as one of the best from that period Tells the story of five friends from Harvard in 1940 and we see how their lives and loves play out through the second world war years and beyond The novel incorporates wonderful old big band songs into th

  7. says:

    Wonderful book The Greatest Generation from pre war college days to post war readjustment; trying to make up for time lost and friends lost; finishing school jobs marriage kids A very personal yet sweeping view of the war the homefront swing

  8. says:

    Anton Myrer creates masterful character development in his novel revolving around Harvard students WWII and ensuing family years filled with love grief and personality conflicts Following the book’s title a classic four door green late 1930’s Packard convertible nicknamed Empress is featured throughout the book provid

  9. says:

    I never understood my dad until I read this book This book so completely makes you feel a part of the whole pre WWII generation and the music that kept them going despite the great depressionHIGHLY recommended

  10. says:

    I'm not sure how many years ago I read this but it was passed around the office and everyone loved it including me However I didn't relate to it in the same way as I'm sure I would now now that I'm older and have a greater sense of how time works on old friendships and relationships

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