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  • THE POST-WAR DREAM. by Cullin, Mitch.
    Cullin, Mitch.
    THE POST-WAR DREAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's eighth book, one which explores the roles that fate, luck and love play in our lives. "Hollis and Debra have settled into their golden years in a gated community outside of Tucson. Although they are devoted to each other, events that took place decades earlier have left Hollis with a deep-seated trauma - and with a secret he has never been able to share with his wife. When Debra is diagnosed with cancer, she makes her husband a simple request which forces Hollis to revisit his past. In 1950, Hollis fought in the Korean War alongside the bigoted but charismatic Bill McCreedy. McCreedy seems to have it all,…

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    New York: Doubleday, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's eighth book, one which explores the roles that fate, luck and love play in our lives. "Hollis and Debra have settled into their golden years in a gated community outside of Tucson. Although they are devoted to each other, events that took place decades earlier have left Hollis with a deep-seated trauma - and with a secret he has never been able to share with his wife. When Debra is diagnosed with cancer, she makes her husband a simple request which forces Hollis to revisit his past. In 1950, Hollis fought in the Korean War alongside the bigoted but charismatic Bill McCreedy. McCreedy seems to have it all, although he is a mercurial soldier whose ungovernable behavior is often at odds with what Hollis believes to be right... Now, years later, Hollis is haunted by memories of McCreedy and his own wartime actions that he had tried to suppress. These recollections eventually lead him to the remote farmhouse in Texas where McCreedy had grown up." 237 pp. ISBN: 978-0385513296.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77956
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  • MEMORIES OF MY GHOST BROTHER. by Fenkl, Heinz Insu.
    Fenkl, Heinz Insu.
    MEMORIES OF MY GHOST BROTHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one which draws on his own background as the son of a German-American soldier and a Korean woman the soldier met when he was stationed in Korea - a story of a young Amerasian in Korea torn between two worlds. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-525-941754.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55666
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  • THE RETURN OF PRIVATE FISCHER. by Fischer, Robert.
    Fischer, Robert.
    THE RETURN OF PRIVATE FISCHER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Dixon, CA: Martin Pearl Publishing, (2011). SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel, part true, part fiction, based on the story of his brother Jack Fischer who was captured during the Korean War and sent into the Soviet gulags and of his teenage girlfriend who,even years later, never gave up searching for him. SIGNED on the title page. Double page map. 397 pp. plus a photograph. ISBN: 9780981482279.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58672
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  • WAR TRASH. by Ha Jin,
    Ha Jin,
    WAR TRASH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in 1951-1953 during the Korean War, this is the story of a Chinese Army officer held as a POW by the American forces. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner award, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780375422768.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59135
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  • DEADLY PURPOSE. by Hansen, Robert P.
    Hansen, Robert P.
    DEADLY PURPOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. S. Mill Co. & William Morrow & Co, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Korean War veteran obsessed with the idea of killing a cowardly sergeant travels to where he is living in a town on the coast of California, only to find someone has beaten him to the job - but he is the prime suspect. 224 pp.

    Condition: Very good in bright blue cloth in a rubbed and worn dust jacket (original price of $2.95 still present)

    Book ID: 68697
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  • DEADLY PURPOSE. by Hansen, Robert P.
    Hansen, Robert P.
    DEADLY PURPOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. S. Mill Co. & William Morrow & Co, 1958. Hardcover first edition - A Korean War veteran obsessed with the idea of killing a cowardly sergeant travels to where he is living in a town on the coast of California, only to find someone has beaten him to the job - but he is the prime suspect. 224 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in bright blue cloth (a few library stamps), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68698
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  • THE SNOWY ROAD & OTHER STORIES: An Anthology of Korean Fiction. by Hyun-jae Yee Sallee, editor.
    Hyun-jae Yee Sallee, editor.
    THE SNOWY ROAD & OTHER STORIES: An Anthology of Korean Fiction.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Fredonia, NY: White Pine Press (1995). First edition - A collection of six stories which offer the reader a rarely-glimpsed view of Korean life; each of the authors represented here has been the recipient of the prestigious Korean Peoples Literary Award, and their work focuses on ordinary Korean people and the impact of the war on their lives. Introduction by David McCann. Translated by Hyun-jae Yee Sallee and Teresa Margadonna Hyun. Notes on the authors and the translators. 167 pp. ISBN: 1-877727199.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (name on first page).

    Book ID: 75665
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  • YO-HO AND KIM. by Jaynes, Ruth; edited by Ida Mulock and illustrated by Daniel Goozee.
    Jaynes, Ruth; edited by Ida Mulock and illustrated by Daniel Goozee.
    YO-HO AND KIM.

    Edition: First edition.

    Los Angeles: Lawerence Press, (1965.). Hardcover first edition - Beginning reader with stories of two orphaned Korean boys who are befriended by Sergeant Adams and the American soldiers of Troop 333. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Daniel Goozee. Includes a glossary of Korean words, and a list of vocabulary introduced in this book. First in a series. 58 pp.

    Condition: Very good in sturdy reinforced, illustrated orange cloth covers.

    Book ID: 43879
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  • THE ERIC MORGAN STORY. by Johnson, Katherine.
    Johnson, Katherine.
    THE ERIC MORGAN STORY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Nashville, TN: Winston -Derek Publishers, (1992.). First edition - A somewhat fictionalized account of a young black man, raised by his adoptive white grandmother in the Midwest during the 1930's in ignorance of his black culture, and who - in attempt to avoid the conflict between his upbringing and his racial identity - joined the Navy and wound up in Korea as one of 15 men handpicked for a dangerous mission. 130 pp. plus epilogue. ISBN: 1555234135.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (book store stamp.)

    Book ID: 48736
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  • THEY'RE GOING TO KILL ME. by Knight, Kathleen Moore (1890-1984).
    Knight, Kathleen Moore (1890-1984).
    THEY'RE GOING TO KILL ME.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1955. Hardcover first edition - Stand-alone suspense novel set in Boston featuring Susan Casey, owner of a small bookstore, and her fiance Lance Hardy, a Korean War vet.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (blank bookplate, mostly hidden by dj flap)

    Book ID: 72615
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  • THE SURRENDERED. by Lee, Chang-Rae.
    Lee, Chang-Rae.
    THE SURRENDERED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2010. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel, one inspired by his father's stories of attempting to flee the war in Korea - but Lee states it is "is not so much a war novel as it is a story concerned with the effects of mass conflict on the human psyche and spirit, the private odysseys that those who have experienced conflict must endure." INSCRIBED on the title page. 469 pp. ISBN: 978-1594489761.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78816
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  • THE SURRENDERED. by Lee, Chang-Rae.
    Lee, Chang-Rae.
    THE SURRENDERED.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2010. First edition - The author's fourth novel, one inspired by his father's stories of attempting to flee the war in Korea - but Lee states it is "is not so much a war novel as it is a story concerned with the effects of mass conflict on the human psyche and spirit, the private odysseys that those who have experienced conflict must endure." 467 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. .

    Book ID: 78817
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  • THE HUNTERS. by Salter, James.
    Salter, James.
    THE HUNTERS.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1999.). His first novel, originally published in 1959, described as 'the story of a fighter pilot by a fighter pilot' and a classic of aviation literature. Set during the Korean War, basis for the movie of the same name. 233 pp. ISBN: 0-375-703926.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58768
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  • THE BROKEN PLACE. by Shaara, Michael.
    Shaara, Michael.
    THE BROKEN PLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (1968.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon first novel by the author of the Pulitzer prize-winning 'The Killer Angels.' In this book, the hero returns from Korea to the boxing ring and travels to the Middle East in search of inner peace - experiences which parallel those of Shaara. 239 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (wear to ends of spine, some short tears to dj, original price of 5.50 still present.).

    Book ID: 50997
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  • STEELWORK. by Sorrentino, Gilbert.
    Sorrentino, Gilbert.
    STEELWORK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel - "Like a series of snapshops, this novel presents a picture of a particular Brooklyn neighborhood between the years 1935 and 1951, covering the Depression, World War II, the beginnings of the Cold War, and the Korean War." 177 pp. ISBN: 0-394447107.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (usual sunning to the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 74620
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  • SNOW HUNTERS. by Yoon, Paul.
    Yoon, Paul.
    SNOW HUNTERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2013). First edition - The first novel by this writer whose first book, a collection of short stories, won several awards. This is a spare and beautifully written account of a Korean, who after two years as a prisoner-of-war refused repatriation to the North, and instead accepted a chance to go to Brazil, where he was placed in a job working for a Japanese tailor. 194 pp.

    Condition: Fine in yellow illustrated wrappers with self flaps. Letter from publisher bound in. .

    Book ID: 72628
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