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  • Folsom, Franklin.
    DAYS OF ANGER, DAYS OF HOPE: A Memoir of the League of American Writers, 1937-1942.

    Edition: First printing.

    Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Franklin Folsom, executive secretary to the League of American Writers for five of its seven years of often controversial activity, brings to life a time when writers became aware of the threats of fascism, and recalls vigorous efforts of many great U.S. writers to rescue from European concentration camps their anti-Nazi colleagues. Founded during the tense, pre-war period of the 1930s, the League sought to promote intellectual and political freedom worldwide. With photos of League members, bibliography and index. 376 pgs. ISBN: 0-87081-3323.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 19796
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  • THE MAGICIAN. by Toibin, Colin.
    Toibin, Colin.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2021) DJ. Hardcover first edition - An epic novel by this award-winning author of the life of Thomas Mann - a Nobel laureate whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. While he was on the wrong side of history in the First World War, cheerleading the German army, he had a clear vision of the future in the second war, anticipating the horrors of Nazism. He had six children but kept his homosexuality hidden; He would write some of the greatest works of European literature, and win the Nobel Prize, but would never return to the country that inspired his creativity. 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1476785080.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (some creasing to the upper edge of the back cover of the dj)

    Book ID: 86200
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