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The Children's Story by  James Clavell - First U.S. Edition 1st Printing - 1981 - from Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA) (SKU: 043722)

The Children's Story

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The Children's Story

by Clavell, James

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  • hardcover
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New York, NY, USA: Delacorte Press / Eleanor Friede, 1981. First U.S. Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [96pp]. Black endpapers. Prev owner name neatly on ffep. Off-white boards with stamp of author's initials, dark blue half-wrap spine with crisp gold lettering. No wear to covers or spine. DJ clean, showing very small wear at corners, light shelf wear to bottom edges. DJ preserved now in archival cover. Octavo: 22.5 x 17.5cm. First printing, stated.


James Clavell, who died in 1994, was a screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Although he wrote the screenplays for a number of acclaimed films, including The Fly (1958), The Great Escape (1963), and To Sir With Love (1967), he is best known for his epic novels in his Asian Saga.


On Jun 8 2007, BeverleyBills said:
As a James Clavell fan,I have read most of his books.

This one is entirely different.

It is tiny. Under 100 pages

It addresses the rote learning experience in our schools and how easily young minds can be taken over.

I believe every single American citizen and those wanting to be citizens should read this. We truly do not ubderstand and do not APPRECIATE what freedom is.....until it disappears!

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Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA) CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
The Children's Story
Clavell, James
Book condition
second hand - Very Good +
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
First U.S. Edition 1st Printing
Delacorte Press / Eleanor Friede
Place of Publication
New York, NY, USA
Date Published
8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall
Clavell, James, 1921-1994. NOISBN Political
Bookseller catalogs
Vintage Fiction; Literature and Modern Classics;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA)

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Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA)

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About Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA)

Established in 2008, Post Horizon Booksellers takes pride in our selection and the condition of our books We have over 23,000 titles to choose from (many more than listed online), all neatly categorized and most alphabetized by author. For local shopping, we are open for instore browsing. In accordance with current public health precautions against the spread of the C19 virus, masks are manditory and we are limited to five persons in the store at one time. We offer "shelf isolation" if you are at risk and would enjoy a solitary browse. Please phone (306 693 4243) to arrange a time, or for pickup or delivery options as available. You may also contact us through the store webpage


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