Doug Stanton

Doug Stanton is a journalist, lecturer, screenwriter, and author of the New York Times bestsellers In Harm’s Way and Horse Soldiers. Horse Soldiers is the basis for a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie by the same name, starring Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon, to be released by Warner Bros. in 2018. In Harm’s Way, the definitive account of the sinking, rescue, and valor of the USS Indianapolis crew, spent more than six months on the New York Times bestseller list and became required reading on the U.S. Navy's reading list for officers. The unabridged audiobook edition of  In Harm’s Way is the winner of the 2017 Audie Award in the History category. Horse Soldiers was featured on the front page of the Sunday New York Times Book Review.

The Odyssey of Echo Company
The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War

Horse Soldiers
The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan

In Harm's Way
The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors

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Upcoming Events

An Evening with Doug Stanton

An Evening with Doug Stanton

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - Wisconsin Book Festival
Madison, WI - 7:30 to 9:00pm
In conversation with David Maraniss

Tursday, November 14, 2017 - St. Louis, MO
St. Louis County Public Library - 7:30 to 9:00am

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - St. Louis, MO
St. Louis County Public Library - 7:00 to 8:30pm

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Coming to Traverse City, and everywhere. Based on my Book Horse Soldiers. ... See MoreSee Less

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YAY!!!! Can't wait for this movie - congrats, Doug! Book is selling very well.....

YES ..we saw the preview at the Bijou when seeing THOR......At the preview, we knew it was you. At the end, didn't see Horse Soldiers but TWELVE SOLDIERS. Looks really good. Jaq says Hi to Anne.

Good Job Doug...Jacquie and I are VERY proud of you. Proud of Anne too....as is all of Traverse City!

Doug, congrats on the movie... I remember when you were working on the book, this was a dream. It has come true.

Excellent book. I am excited to see the movie.

I am tired of glorifying war and killing.

Hope they do the book justice. Congrats Doug !

Can't wait for the movie---they should make all your books into movies

I want to see it. I am about done reading the book.

I can't wait to see this movie

How amazing Doug! Looking forward to it.

SOOOOO Proud for you!!!!!!!!!!! W O W !!!!!!!

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I'll be at the St Louis County Public Library at 7 pm on Tuesday speaking about The Odyssey of Echo Company. Will you be around? ... See MoreSee Less

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Ill be at the St Louis County Public Library at 7 pm on Tuesday speaking about The Odyssey of Echo Company. Will you be around?

 

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Yes, my daughter Holly Evans and I plan to attend!!

Thanks for being there @chrishemsworth and to the hundreds of volunteers from across the city who made the Horse Soldiers statue a reality. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for being there @chrishemsworth and to the hundreds of volunteers from across the city who made the Horse Soldiers statue a reality.

 

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Was there for the unveiling on 11\11\11!! Will never forget!!!

The top of it got cut off in the pic above, so I had to find it, and share.

So cool! We will have to check it out when Matthew will be in New York next summer working

Where is this?

Can’t wait to see the film!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

Awesome!

Fabulous!

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Which of these authors has been in Traverse City, Michigan at the National Writers Series? All of them. ... See MoreSee Less

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