HORN OF AFRICA. by Caputo, Philip.

HORN OF AFRICA. by Caputo, Philip. < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in a fictional province of Ethopia - from the dustjacket; "a novel that probes the very outer limits of conscience even as it tells a superbly gripping tale. Set in a bleak landscape where none of the signposts of civilization as we know it exist, it exposes the dark side of human nature - the side that, freed of all restraints, acts without pity, without conscience, without remorse." First novel by this journalist, Vietnam veteran and author of the highly acclaimed memoir about his experiences in Vietnam, "A Rumor of War." SIGNED on the title page. 486 pp. ISBN: 0-030421365.

Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (erasure on upper corner of front endpaper, several short closed tears to upper edge of dj, dj is now protected by archival cover)

Book ID: 55819
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