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The Mountain Road (Military Fiction)

by White, Theodore H

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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New York: William Sloane Associates, 1958. BOMC Edition. The time is 1944, The setting; East China in Flames. The characters; a New England major with his first command...a tough and surly American demolition unit isolated in the great China retreat of that turbulent year... This is a striking and explosive tale of action in the China War.… Read more
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Julie

by Marshall Catherine Author of Christy and A Man Called Peter

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Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984. "Julie" is the author's final book. Written over seven years, the story is set in the last part of the Great Depression. It is the story of Julie Wallace and her family - of adventure and romance, of courage and commitment, of triumph and tragedy in a flood prone town in western Pennsylvania. Bookplate on… Read more
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Great Argument

by Gibbs, Philip

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Published
1938
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Very Good
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New York: Double,Doran & Company, Inc., 1938. The deeply moving story of a man who cherished peace in a world lit by the fires of coming war. A bright clean book in a price-intact dust jacket. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Wine Of The Country

by Basso, Hamilton

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Print
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. 1941 to title page and copyright. Hamilton Basso's novel is set in South Carolina. Author's sixth novel. Most of Basso's novels were written primarily of the Southern United States. Name to fep. Text uniformily toned. Price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. An enjoyable read. . Later Print. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.
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The Outsider

by Fast, Howard

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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Boston: Houghton,Mifflin Company, 1984. David Hartman, a chaplain fresh out of the army, comes to serve as rabbi to fourteen Jewish families. It is here that he meets Martin Carter, the Congregational minister who will become his closest and lifelong friend. They and their wives forge a bond that survives the unpleasant effects of a peculiarly nasty small-town prejudice… Read more
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Seventh Heaven

by Hoffman, Alice

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Alice Hoffman takes us to a typical suburban community in the typical suburban decade of the 1950's.... and then explores what happens when Nora Silk comes to town. Nora is an extraordinary person. Everyone in town is somehow touched by her.... In the mirror of her magnetism, people see themselves as never before… Read more
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Shark Island

by Edelman, Maurice

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Second Impression
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1967. Novel setting....the Caribbean. A clean, bright book. First Edition, Second Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Cyclops

by Cussler, Clive

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986. Dirk Pitt returns. Clive Cussler has woven his most complex and suspenseful plot, linking the fascinating behind-the-headlines facts of Star Wars and the Cold War with a compelling story of greed and passion - and a secret so amazing that it has been kept from the President of the United States himself. … Read more
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Back Roads

by O'Dell, Tawni

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780670887606
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New York: Viking, 2000. "Back Roads transports us to the hills of Western Pennsylvania and introduces a wonderfully touching narrator, Harley Altmyer. Watching Harley grapple with his sisters, his jobs and his lover is by turns comic and suspenseful. This is a fast furious funny novel". A back cover blurb from Margot Livesey author of "Criminals'. The author was… Read more
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The Radiant Way

by Drabble, Margaret

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780771028649
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987. Reprinted 1987. Three central characters - a psychiatrist, an art historian, and a social worker - are strong, articulate, witty and likable women bravely undertaking the adventures of middle age. Disconcerting things happen to them - divorce, the unsuitable affairs, unempolyment, family illnesses and deaths, and even a terrifying cold brush with an… Read more
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The Dukays

by Zilahy, Lajus. Trans By John Pauker

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Published
1949
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New York: Prentice-Hall, 1949. Arranged for Fiction Book Club by Isabel Ely Lord. A superb story of the lives and loves of two generations of European aristocracy. Illustrated price intact jacket. Name to ffep.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Fiction European Aristocracy-Fiction. Catalogs: Fiction.
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Spy Line

by Deighton, Len

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Published
1989
Edition
BOMC
ISBN
9780394551791
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1989. Second book in a trilogy, preceded by Spy Hook. A brillant successor and superb thriller. A nice copy.. ISBN: 0-394-55179-6. BOMC. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Fiction Espionage Trilogy Spy-Novel ISBN 0-394-55179-6. Catalogs: Fiction.
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The Mosquito Coast

by Theroux Paul. Illustrated By David Frampton

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Published
1982
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9780395318379
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Boston,: Houghton,Mifflin Company, 1982. Illustrated with woodcuts by David Frampton. The spellbinding adventure story of a family that rejects its homeland and tries to find happier and simpler life in the jungles of Central America. The motivation comes from the father who is a character in the classic American mold. Uprooting his family from their Massachusetts farm home,… Read more
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Jefferson Selleck

by Jonas, Carl

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Fifth Printing February 1952.This author's novel will remind the reader of John P. Marquand's The Late George Apley, for it is the same kind of intensely personal revelation, is at once an affectionate portrait and a revealing satire. In both his strengths and weaknesses, Jefferson Selleck epitomizes a phase of Middle West… Read more
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Supreme Court

by Tully, Andrew

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New York: Simon and Schuster (c.1963) Book Club Edition. . The author has written the first novel to take the reader inside the Supreme Court. Supreme Court is the story of a man of conscience caught in the complex machinery of the democratic process. It is, as well, a fascinating and knowing look at the tensions and… Read more
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The Prize

by Wallace, Irving

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New York: Simon and Schuster (c.1962) Book Club Edition. The novel opens with a telegram that is sent to six people informing them that each has been voted this years Nobel Prize. Each realizes that from now on not only his achievements but every aspect of his private life will be bathed in the glare of international… Read more
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Giant

by Ferber, Edna

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New York: Doubleday & Company Inc.. 1952 (c.1952) First Canadian Edition stated. BOMC Edition. Book Very Good Plus in a Good Plus Dust Jacket. Edna Ferber - American novelist - has written this unforgettable book which was made into an unforgettable movie. Black cloth boards. No previous ownership to endpapers. Very pale stain to foredge. Boards bright, a… Read more
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Confessors of The Name

by Schmitt, Gladys

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New York: The Dial Press. (c.1952) Book Club Edition. Book Very Good Plus in a Very Good Plus Dust Jacket. Hardcover. The author turns to history, to a complex, rich and morbid civilization, to show how a man's destiny is inevitably shaped by the society around him, to tell what becomes of a very fortunate young man of wealth,… Read more
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Forever Panting

by de Vries, Peter

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Published
1197
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780316181877
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1197. BOMC Edition.. Here is a novel..... a triangle involving, of all things, a mother-in-law. Far from the in-the-sack-and-out-again popups of current promiscuity, this is a detailed, though comic, exposition of honor under pressure. An extremely bright book in a dust jacket design by Paul Bacon.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Drifters

by Michener, James A

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ISBN
9780394462004
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New York: Random House 1971. BOMC Edition. In this novel six major characters are thrown together by chance in the wide-open Spanish resort town of Torremolinos. Here begins a series of wild adventures as they wander from Spain to Portugal, back to Spain and then on to the exotic scenes of Mocambique and Morocco. In this book… Read more
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