In Saigon during the last stages of the Vietnam war, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting ...Show synopsisIn Saigon during the last stages of the Vietnam war, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go badly wrong for him.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good. The pages are clean and unmarked. Previous owner's...Very good. The pages are clean and unmarked. Previous owner's name written on the first page. Attractive book with some signs of use. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
Description:Very Good. VG/Good. Bumped spine ends, light toning to board...Very Good. VG/Good. Bumped spine ends, light toning to board edges, and brief PO note on ffep. DJ has some edge wear, light edge creasing, some toning, some rubbing, and 1.0" closed tear on rear (tape repaired). First US Edition. Fourth Printing. This book is from the extensive Gatenby Collection amassed over 30 years. Gatenby was the founding artistic director of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, a hugely successful annual event that helped "Time Magazine" declare that Gatenby had made Toronto one of the literary capitals of the world. He also directed the readings at Harbourfront in Toronto, and is the author of "Literary Guide to Toronto, " among other books. Gatenby signature and date on ffep. SIGNED by Stone & INSCRIBED to Gatenby. A unique Association Copy.
Description:Good in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First edition,...Good in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First edition, stated first printing. Khaki linen binding, black titles, 342 pp. Stone second novel. A chase across the American landscape with a cache of heroin-a descent into the hell of idle dreams and empty refuges that characterizes a nation's painful search for meaning. Dog Soldiers won the National Book Award in 1975. Ex-library with paper/tape fragments to endpapers, ink mark and library stamp. Binding is sound, book appears unread. Good in near fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Bright, tight, and clean....Very good in very good dust jacket. Bright, tight, and clean. Rear red endpaper has a patch where something had been pasted and removed. 342 p. Robert Stone's 2nd novel. "A Hall of Mirrors" came first and praise decorates the DJ back about his first. This volume: winner, National Book Award; basis for the 1978 film, "Who'll Stop the Rain".
Description:40 year old book is Near fine book in near fine dust jacket....40 year old book is Near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has a bump at top right edge and some side page thumb wear. Else fine DJ but for top edge back cover sun discoloration and bottom gutter bump. 342 p. Audience: General/trade. Please request photo.
Description:Fine in Near Fine jacket. 9.1 x 6.2 x 1.2 inches. First Printing...Fine in Near Fine jacket. 9.1 x 6.2 x 1.2 inches. First Printing. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean and square. Binding is tight. Text block is clean. Clipped DJ is clean, bright and unmarked.
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