Philip Groves


Seldom one to take the direct route to any destination, Philip Groves worked at many jobs over a generation of time while his first novel traveled from his imagination to the written word. His love of automobiles and aviation persisted in the background while he served as a field technician, student, writer, salesman, and civil servant. Mr. Groves graduated from the University of Maryland. He also published a non-fiction investment primer entitled Hard Cash. He lives in South Florida.

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Jiro's Dream
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 132,900. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Jiro Shimada arrives in San Francisco, July 1937, a dejected young man. His lifelong dream of becoming a navy fighter pilot has been thwarted. Given the likelihood of being conscripted into the army as a foot soldier, arrangements are made for Jiro to participate in a work/study program to be conducted in America. So his dream must wait, but not for long....

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