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From Here to Eternity

by Jones James

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1953. Hard Cover. Book is clean and in great shape looks almost new. Yellow cover with gilt lettering on spine. A great WW II novel. An american classic. Two young soldiers and the women they love are caught up in the events preceding the bombing of Pearl Harbor "......Movie Classic From Here to Eternity won eight Oscars in the 1953 Academy Awards: Best picture, direction, screenplay, photography, film editing, sound, ...; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 861 pages .

James Ramon Jones was an American author known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. His novel, From Here to Eternity, won the Nation Book Award in 1952. This action-drama novel is set in the 1930’s in Hawaii, and culminates in the assault on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941. Although the book may appear to be solely a war novel, it has been touted as the best account of life in the peacetime army ever written.  With brilliantly descriptive scenes and richly detailed characters, the author captures and holds the readers interest. Read more: Identifying first editions of From Here to Eternity


  • Bookseller: Francois Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11910
  • Title: From Here to Eternity
  • Author: Jones James
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1953
  • Keywords: Novel, World War, War, World War II
  • Bookseller catalogs: All;


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