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Sweet Salt

by GOODSON, Felix E

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Rutherford: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1976. Hardcover. Small 4to. Pale blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 295pp. Near fine/very good. Light jacket edgewear, with small chips at head of spine. A tight and most attractive first edition of Goodson's first novel, a fictionalized tale of his actual experiences as an American soldier in a WW2 Japanese prisoner of war camp and aboard a prison ship.




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