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Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Binding and contents are almost like new. Minor edge soil. S&S symbol stamped on bottom edge. Very minor wear/rubbing on clean dust jacket.; Black cloth spine, bright gold lettering. ADVENTURE. A chilling, fascinating account of what really happened in the 1984 famine in Ethiopia. From a Kafkaesque odyssey in search of government permits-for travel, gas, supplies, medicine-the the byzantine machinations of the secret policewho dogged his steps and hinderedhis efforts, these are the scenes the evenng news never showed, the cynical politics of hunger. Nightmare that was as much the result of the pettiness and the blind venality of totalitarian bureaucracy as of the vicissitudes of Nature.; 8-5/8' Tall; 271 pages.
Fine in Fine jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Poseidon First Print Fine Hardback in Fine Dustjacket. Dusty tan paper covered boards backed with navy cloth gilt lettered at spine, flat and square, decorative head and tail bands, decorated dustjacket by Koppel & Scher, bright, unblemished, publisher device stamped on device on lower edge. Dr. Harris led a Red Cross aid team into famine-stricken Ethiopia in 1984, this book describes "what the West did not see in the daily battle to save lives, a battle frustrated by paranoid officials, a Kafkaesque bureaucracy and a regime paralyzed by party doctrine and power struggles--" Dr. Harris. Harris chronicles a nightmare that was as much the result of the pettiness and bureaucracy as of nature. An unforgettable book. New York: Poseidon Books, 1987, 5.5"x8.75" tall; 271pp.
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