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  • Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (dustjacket flaps have been partially pasted onto endpapers.)

    Book ID: 41168
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  • AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970. by Bloodworth, Dennis.
    Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46329
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  • RUNNING AFTER ANTELOPE. by Carrier, Scott.
    Carrier, Scott.
    RUNNING AFTER ANTELOPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays, some originally radio pieces, which are loosely connected by "the author's attempt to run down a pronghorn antelope. His pursuit-odd, funny, and inspired-is juxtaposed with stories about sibling rivalry, falling in love, and working as a journalist in war-torn countries" - setting range from the American West, to the mountains of Peru, and Cambodia. SIGNED on the title page.130 pp. ISBN: 1582431116.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66985
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  • FOR ALL LIVING THINGS. by Del Vecchio, John M.
    Del Vecchio, John M.
    FOR ALL LIVING THINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of the Cambodian holocaust and the violence of the Khmer Rouge as seen through the eyes of a Cambodian family ripped apart by the ten years of war. 790 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-553-057421.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (a massive book, so binding is slightly loosened)

    Book ID: 53723
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  • QUILLER MERIDIAN. by Hall, Adam (pseudonym of Elleston Trevor, 1920-1995.)
    Hall, Adam (pseudonym of Elleston Trevor, 1920-1995.)
    QUILLER MERIDIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Spy thriller set in Siberia, in a post cold-war world. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-688-11797x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48435
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  • Ho, Minfong & Ros, Saphan ( Illustrated by Jean & Mou-Sien Tseng).
    THE TWO BROTHERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, 1995. Hardcover first edition - Story based on a traditional Cambodian folktale of two orphaned brothers, growing up together in a Buddhist monastery. Illustrated in full color. ISBN: 0-688-125506.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 21729
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  • DRAGONFIRE. by Kaplan, Andrew.
    Kaplan, Andrew.
    DRAGONFIRE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (1987). First edition - Thriller the intelligence agent known only as Sawyer. "Code-named Dragonfire, Sawyer's mission is to trade the guns needed by the Khmer Resistance for a billion dollars in pure morphine base. So begins a desperate journey from the deadly underworldof Bangkok's teeming waterfront to the forbidden hill country of the Golden Triangle, an exotic world of rival warlords, opium smugglers, and savage tribesmen, a world where violence rules and anything is permitted." 332 pp.

    Condition: Very good in printed green wrappers.

    Book ID: 70515
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  • VIETNAM: TEN YEARS AFTER: The Reference Shelf, Volume 58, Number 2. by Long, Robert Emme, editor.
    Long, Robert Emme, editor.
    VIETNAM: TEN YEARS AFTER: The Reference Shelf, Volume 58, Number 2.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    New York: The H. W. Wilson Company 1986. First edition - A title in the Reference Shelf - a series which compiles essays, addresses and excerpts from books on current issues and social trends in the United States and other countries. This includes sections on the aftermath of the Vietnam War, the war in Cambodia, the Veterans Memorial and POWs. Among the contributors are George P. Schultz, Norman Podhorotz, Kent Anderson, James Chace and more. Bibliography. 161 pp. ISBN: 0-824207246.

    Condition: Very near fine in blue wrappers with white lettering.

    Book ID: 78380
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  • Malraux, Clara (translated by Patrick O'Brian)
    MEMOIRS

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - A protrait of Andre Malraux as a young man, written by his companion and ex-wife - included is an account of their expedition to Cambodia, where he was arrested for the theft of state property. 372 pgs.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dust jacket. (book- a nice tight copy, but slightly faded along top edges of the boards, blank bookplate over prev owner's name, dj- pc.)

    Book ID: 13449
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  • THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA. by Metzl, Jamie.
    Metzl, Jamie.
    THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a thriller ranging from the Cambodian refugee camps on the Thai border to the world of politics and intrigue in Washington, D. C. Samantha Powers commented that Metlz is "the rare novelist who can draw upon realworld experiences as both an aidworker and a White House official. . . [this is] a gripping and vivid thriller that leads readers on a trail of gun-running, Cold War intrigue, betrayal, and moral ambiguity. Metzl reminds us that the costs of U.S. interventions and retreats are lived one individual at a time." 244 p. ISBN: 0-31232202X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85067
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  • REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN SPEECHES 1985 -1986: The Reference Shelf, Volume 58, Number 5. by Peterson, Owen, editor.
    Peterson, Owen, editor.
    REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN SPEECHES 1985 -1986: The Reference Shelf, Volume 58, Number 5.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    New York: The H. W. Wilson Company 1986. First edition - A title in the Reference Shelf - a series which compiles essays, addresses and excerpts from books on current issues and social trends in the United States and other countries. This includes sections on the United Nations at 40, reaffirming the past and shaping the future. Among the contributors are Ronald Reagan, Mario M. Cuomo, David Rockefeller, Henry Cisneros, Vernon Jordan and more. Biographical notes, bibliography. 198 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in blue wrappers with white lettering.

    Book ID: 78382
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  • VIEW TO THE SOUTHEAST. by Rau, Santha Rama.
    Rau, Santha Rama.
    VIEW TO THE SOUTHEAST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1957) dj. Hardcover first edition - An informal introduction to the countries of South-East Asia, which the author revisited in the 1950s with her husband and young son. They spent over a year living in Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Bali, Burma and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). While she tells something of the history of each country, she focuses more on their way of life - a way which for most is now gone. Map, index. 240 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (name stamped to verso of front endpaper, some sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 89553
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  • BEHOLD THE FIRE. by Salinger, Steven D.
    Salinger, Steven D.
    BEHOLD THE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - "When POW/MIA Zach Johnson mysteriously emerges from the jungles of Southeast Asia 25 years after his capture, a number of interested parties -- including the U.S. government -- are deeply disturbed by his reappearance. As a spiral of pursuit, ambush, and betrayal escalates, a dedicated New York cop, a renegade international adventurer, and a soldier who refuses to die are propelled on a desperate journey that will test the limits of passion, justice, and human endurance." SIGNED on the title page and dated 10/97, just one month after publication. 372 pp. ISBN: 0446520799.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64860
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  • IN THE SHADOW OF THE DRAGON: A Journey through South East Asia. by Schmid, Peter.
    Schmid, Peter.
    IN THE SHADOW OF THE DRAGON: A Journey through South East Asia.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1957). Hardcover first edition - An account of the author's travels in Indo-China [Vietnam], Cambodia, Laos, Siam, Burma, Malaya and Indonesia in the period right after the collapsing of the colonial powers and of newly independent states. The "dragon" casting its shadow is Communist China. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Translated from the German by Mervyn Savill. Publisher's black tape on copyright page. 288 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a poor dust jacket with large chips to the front cover and the ends of the dj spine.

    Book ID: 82388
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  • GRAN'MA GOES BY FREIGHT. (Looking Back on Things as They Once Were.) by Simon, Caroline R.
    Simon, Caroline R.
    GRAN'MA GOES BY FREIGHT. (Looking Back on Things as They Once Were.)

    Edition: First edition.

    Placerville, California: Placerville Times, 1940. dj. Hardcover first edition - Travels around the world by freighter in the years between the wars From the Philippines to Japan, through China, India, the Near East, and Europe, to the British Isles - recounts visits to Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat in Cambodia, hearing Mussolini speak in Italy - and much more. Illustrated with photographs. 104 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj, overall good condition.

    Book ID: 64763
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  • IN THE HOT ZONE: One Man, One Year, Twenty-one Wars. by Sites, Kevin.
    Sites, Kevin.
    IN THE HOT ZONE: One Man, One Year, Twenty-one Wars.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (2007.). First edition - "Beginning his journey with the anarchic chaos of Somalia in September 2005 and ending with the Israeli-Hezbollah war in the summer of 2006, Sites talks with rebels and government troops, child soldiers and child brides, and features the people on every side, including those caught in the cross fire. His honest reporting helps destroy the myths of war by putting a human face on war's inhumanity." Appendices. 549 pp. Includes a DVD with a documentary film "A World of Conflict.". ISBN: 9780061228759.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 54044
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  • THE RENT COLLECTOR. by Wright, Camron.
    Wright, Camron.
    THE RENT COLLECTOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Salt Lake City: Shadow Mountain, (2012). SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. . . Just when things seem worst, Sang Ly learns a secret about the ill-tempered rent collector who comes demanding money - a secret that sets in motion a tide that will change the life of everyone it sweeps past. A story of one woman's journey to save her son and another woman's chance at redemption." SIGNED on the title page. Includes discussion questions, author's note. 271 pp plus 22 color photographs bound in at rear of book. ISBN: 978-1609071226.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 88096
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