Books The Winds of War by Herman Wouk Paperback, 885 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Winds of WarAuthorHerman Wouk Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary As the war escalates in Europe, the Henry clan, a family of American naval heroes, finds itself drawn into the center of the conflict and must send its patriarch and several sons into the fray. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. Genres: Fiction Also by Herman Wouk The Caine Mutiny Sailor and Fiddler War and Remembrance Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Winds of War Making a List Yellowing, Dog-Eared, and Perfect December 2, 2005 Commentator Jake Halpern plans on giving Herman Wouk's 1971 classic The Winds of War this holiday season. Written before he was born, the book strengthened his connections to his stepfather and late grandfather.