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  • Fitzgerald, Frances.
    WAY OUT THERE IN THE BLUE:Reagan, Star Wars, and the End of the Cold War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another book by the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Fire in the Lake." Author uses Star Wars to show a new perspective on Ronald Reagan both as a president and as a man. 592 pp. with glossary, notes, bibliography, and index. ISBN: 0-684-844168.

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

    Book ID: 26565
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  • EL SALVADORE: Central America In The New Cold War. by Gettleman, Marvin E.; Patrick Lacefield, Louis Menashe, David Mermelstein and Ronald Radosh, editors.
    Gettleman, Marvin E.; Patrick Lacefield, Louis Menashe, David Mermelstein and Ronald Radosh, editors.
    EL SALVADORE: Central America In The New Cold War.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1981.). First edition - From the back cover: "Why has the Reagon administration singled out El Salvador, a small, poor Central American nation, as the testing fround for a new foreign policy? Is El Salvador really on a Soviet 'hit list?' Are the violence and political unrest in that country the outcome of along, indigenous struggle against poverty and tyranny common throughout Central America, or are they, as the Reagon administration claims, the by-products of outside interference by the Soviet Union, Cuba, and their allies? El Salvador: Central America in the New Cold War, providing background material and discussion of these important issues, is an indispensable guide for those who want to understand the intensifying…

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    New York: Grove Press, (1981.). First edition - From the back cover: "Why has the Reagon administration singled out El Salvador, a small, poor Central American nation, as the testing fround for a new foreign policy? Is El Salvador really on a Soviet 'hit list?' Are the violence and political unrest in that country the outcome of along, indigenous struggle against poverty and tyranny common throughout Central America, or are they, as the Reagon administration claims, the by-products of outside interference by the Soviet Union, Cuba, and their allies? El Salvador: Central America in the New Cold War, providing background material and discussion of these important issues, is an indispensable guide for those who want to understand the intensifying turmoil in El Salvador and Central America as a whole.." Map frontispiece, photographs, bibliography and resources, index. 397 pp. ISBN: 0-394179560.

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    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 42627
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  • BROTHER RAT. by Monks, John, Jr. and Fred R. Finklehoffe. Introduction by George Abbott.
    Monks, John, Jr. and Fred R. Finklehoffe. Introduction by George Abbott.
    BROTHER RAT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1937.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A comedy set at the Virginia Military Institute, later made into a movie featuring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman (they met while filming this) and Eddie Albert (reprising his Broadway role in this, his first movie appearance.) Introduction by George Abbott. This copy is warmly INSCRIBED by both authors: "To Dick - You may be a wonderful fellow and a great [unclear] but remember 'it'll get you every time' Johnny & Fink." Underneath is written, in ink, Richard Murphy, presumably the Academy Award winning screenwriter who collaborated with Monks on several films.

    Condition: Near fine in blue cloth with red and yellow diagonal stripes on front cover, panels on spine, lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55503
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  • Phillips, Herbert L.
    BIG WAYWARD GIRL: An Informal Political History of California.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - "From the early explorations of Gaspar de Portola to the present-day aspirations of Ronald Reagan, this book tells the history of California politics" - includes stories of the Townsend Plan, of Upton Sinclair's schemes, of governors Jimmy Rolph, C. C. Young, Hiram Johnson and Earl Warren - of parties ranging from the Black Panthers to the John Birchers. Photographs, index. 296 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32815
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  • VEIL: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 - 1987. by Woodward, Bob.
    Woodward, Bob.
    VEIL: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981 - 1987.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on six years researching the CIA, using hundreds of inside sources and secret documents, this is the story of the wars waged under Director William J. Casey and President Reagan - the Nicaraguan contras, Iran, Libya - in a secret atmosphere and which became the time bombs of America's foreign policy. Photographs. Chronology, index. 543 pp. ISBN: 0-671-601172.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57540
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