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  • SECRET FATHER. by Carroll, James.
    Carroll, James.
    SECRET FATHER.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Novel set in 1961 by this National Book Award winning author , set in a divided Germany against the backdrop of the Cold War - 'From a 'novelist-historian' of our time, a tragedy of momentous conflict - between East and West, man and woman, parent and child - in a world on the edge of destruction.' SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-618-152849.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 28435
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  • SECRET FATHER. by Carroll, James.
    Carroll, James.
    SECRET FATHER.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Novel set in 1961 by this National Book Award winning author , set in a divided Germany against the backdrop of the Cold War - 'From a 'novelist-historian' of our time, a tragedy of momentous conflict - between East and West, man and woman, parent and child - in a world on the edge of destruction.' INSCRIBED on the title page 'For ... peace' and dated in the year of publication. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-618-152849.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 28436
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  • LEAVING BERLIN. by Kanon, Joseph.
    Kanon, Joseph.
    LEAVING BERLIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atria (Simon & Schuster), (2015). First edition - A complex and literate thriller by this Edgar award winning writer, set in post World War II East Berlin, in 1949. A Jewish writer fled the Nazis to the US, but now, with the beginning of McCarthy's and HUAC's rise to power, he is threatened with deportation unless he agrees to return to Berlin as a spy for the CIA. A New York Times Notable Book, named one of the best books of 2015 by both NPR and the Wall St, Journal. 371 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72703
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  • BROKEN GROUND. by Maristed, Kai.
    Maristed, Kai.
    BROKEN GROUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, fourth book. Kaethe Shalk spent years in East Berlin, devoted, after her fashion, to an American father himself devoted to the grand socialist idea. When the Berlin Wall comes down, the ruin of the East stands bare, in stark contrast to the exuberance of the West, as she journeys from America to Germany in search of a daughter, now grown and lost to her. 303 pp. ISBN: 1-593760051.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (short tear at fold of rear dj flap)

    Book ID: 86330
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  • THE LAST CHECKPOINT. by Quigley, John.
    Quigley, John.
    THE LAST CHECKPOINT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: McCall, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - A political thriller, set in Berlin in the 1970s, in what was then the near future. A "safe" compromise candidate is the premier of East Germany, but he proceeds on a program of liberalization, which includes tearing down the Berlin Wall - but the repercussions are immediate: he is kidnapped by the Russians, Soviet tanks roll in - 222 pp. ISBN: 0-841501084.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket with rubbing and edgewear.

    Book ID: 85636
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  • APPROXIMATION. by Schadlich, Hans Joachim.
    Schadlich, Hans Joachim.
    APPROXIMATION.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of stories and brief vignettes about life in Communist East Germany, written between 1969 - 1977. "Some of the stories have the nightmarish quality of Kafka, only they are not nightmares but meticulously noted reality. " Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. 267 pp. Dust jacket art by Gunter Grass. ISBN: 0-151078475.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (light toning to the dj flaps, tiny nick at top of spine, book appears unread)

    Book ID: 79117
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