Search

Criteria:
  • Keyword = marines
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 4 of 4
  • FULL MEASURE. by Parker, T. Jefferson.
    Parker, T. Jefferson.
    FULL MEASURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which explores the bonds between brothers; a young man returns to Southern California from serving in Afghanistan only to discover that a wildfire has destroyed his family's avocado ranch and that his brother has been drawn into a circle of violent misfits. A literary novel by this Edgar award winning author. SIGNED on the title page. 278 pp. ISBN: 9781250052001.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 61833
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • WELCOME TO VIETNAM, MACHO MAN: Reflections of a Khe Sanh Vet. by Spencer, Ernest.
    Spencer, Ernest.
    WELCOME TO VIETNAM, MACHO MAN: Reflections of a Khe Sanh Vet.

    Edition: First printing.

    n.p.: Corps Press, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very graphic personal account of 8 months as a front line commander of a rifle company in Vietnam, INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-9618529-09.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21688
    View cart More details Price: $50.00
  • SHARKMAN SIX. by West, Owen.
    West, Owen.
    SHARKMAN SIX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who…

    (more)

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched for the necessity of the kill." West was a lieutenant in the Marines and commanded a special ops unit, so he can write with accuracy and knowledge of the challenges imposed by modern warfare.Winner of the Boyd literary award for best military novel). 316 pp. ISBN: 0-743205421.

    (less)

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63181
    View cart More details Price: $16.50
  • SHARKMAN SIX. by West, Owen.
    West, Owen.
    SHARKMAN SIX.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched…

    (more)

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched for the necessity of the kill." West was a lieutenant in the Marines and commanded a special ops unit, so he can write with accuracy and knowledge of the challenges imposed by modern warfare. Winner of the Boyd literary award for best military novel. 312 pp.

    (less)

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63182
    View cart More details Price: $20.00