Reportage resists easy definition and comes in many forms - travel essay, narrative history, autobiography - but at its finest it reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This new series, hailed as 'a wonderful idea' by Don DeLillo, both restores to print and introduces for the first time some of the ...Read MoreReportage resists easy definition and comes in many forms - travel essay, narrative history, autobiography - but at its finest it reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This new series, hailed as 'a wonderful idea' by Don DeLillo, both restores to print and introduces for the first time some of the greatest works of the genre. A surprising portrait of the pastel city, a masterly study of Cuban immigration and exile, and a sly account of vile moments in the Cold War. Miami may be the sunniest place in America but this is Didion's darkest book, in which she explores American efforts to overthrow the Castro regime, Miami's civic corruption, and racist treatment of its large black community.Read Less
Vintage Books/Random House, New York, NY, 1998. 1st Edition(PB), Fine, Paperback, Size=5.5"x8", 238pgs(Index). Clean, bright and very tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. ISBN 0679781803 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
, 1st edition. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 238pp. Notes, index. Book about Cuban Exiles. Locale: Cuba; Florida; Miami; United States. (History--United States, Government--United States, Politics--United States, Social Life)
Fine in Fine jacket. JOAN DIDION. OCTAVO. SIGNED BY JOAN DIDION JOAN DIDION IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE TRULY GREAT AMERICAN WRITERS OF THIS AND THE PAST CENTURY...MENTIONED BY MANY FOR THE NOBEL PRIZE CONSIDERATION....FIRST EDITIONS SIGNED BY THIS GREAT WRITER ARE GETTING MORE SCARCE AND EXPENSIVE EVERY DAY....THIS IS A FINE HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION IN FINE DUST JACKET OF THIS EARLY TITLE....MIAMI...A WONDERFUL COPY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A SMALL REMAINDER STAMP ON THE BOTTOM.......THIS COPY BOLDLY SIGNED BY JOAN DIDION.
Inscribed By Author First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Didion on the title page. "For--Joan Didion 20 July '94. " Publisher's stamped remainder mark on bottom edge; price-clip and tiny wrinkle on the dustjacket spine bottom edge. Unread copy in Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Actual image of the book; not a stock photo
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