Blood and Honor Summary
W. E. B. Griffin

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Blood and Honor Summary

The themes of this book are embodied in its title, which represents both the bloodshed of war and also the strong ties of blood, or family loyalty. Cletus Frade, the protagonist, finds that he can neither rescind his Argentine roots nor dismiss his American upbringing. Honor is embodied in this context; often, blood ties generate the responsibility of defending the honor of one's family. Loyalty—to family, to nation, to extended community...

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