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  • THE SOUNDS OF RESCUE, THE SIGNS OF HOPE. by Flynn, Robert.
    Flynn, Robert.
    THE SOUNDS OF RESCUE, THE SIGNS OF HOPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, a story of survival - "A young American fighter pilot, shot down in the Pacific during World War II and alone on a small tropical island except for one primitive man with whom he can barely communicate." 270 pp. Dust jacket design by Hal Siegel.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (tear at base of dj spine)

    Book ID: 59651
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  • SPIRIT WRESTLER. by Houston, James.
    Houston, James.
    SPIRIT WRESTLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set among the Eskimos of Baffin Island, by this Canadian author-artist, who lived among the Inuit for many years. Author's "last word." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-15-184755x.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (some edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 65442
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  • Kocour, Ruth Anne (as told to Michael Hodgson).
    FACING THE EXTREME : One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The personal account of the only female member of a 9 person expedition on Mt. McKinley in Alaska in May 1992. The story of how they survived when the most violent weather system on record (one which killed 11 climbers), slammed into the mountain, pinning them on an ice shelf at 14,000 feet for almost 2 weeks. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs on gloss paper. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-179421.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the title page " For... thanks for all the help getting me up the mountain.' Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32667
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  • THE WOLF ROAD. by Lewis, Beth.
    Lewis, Beth.
    THE WOLF ROAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, described as an "amalgam of literary thriller and gritty western. Long after a cold war mis-step has turned back the clock, gold rush fever and vigilante justice are once again a way of life. After a devastating storm, a scrappy young tomboy is taken in by a strange tattooed backwoodsman who names her Elka. Elka is raised in isolation amid the wilderness until, at age eighteen, she ventures into town for the first time. Once there Elka learns horrifying things about the man she thought of as her daddy and sets off immediately to distance herself from him and try to find her parents." 356 pp. ISBN: 978-1101906125.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some wear to the dj at the front fold)

    Book ID: 81164
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  • IT RAINED WARM BREAD: Moishe Moskowitz's Story of Hope. by Moskowitz-Sweet, Gloria and Hope Anita Smith.
    Moskowitz-Sweet, Gloria and Hope Anita Smith.
    IT RAINED WARM BREAD: Moishe Moskowitz's Story of Hope.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2019). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel-in-verse for older children about one boys experience surviving the Holocaust. Written by Moskowitz-Sweet based on her father's story of being a 13 year old in Poland when the Nazis invaded. As his family was broken, uprooted, and scattered across labor and concentration camps a "simple act of kindness redeemed his faith that goodness could survive the trials of war: That was the day it rained warm bread." A starving group of Jewish prisoners were crammed in railroad cars, being moved ahead of the allied soldiers and during a brief stop at a small town in Czechoslovakia, a group of women defied the Nazis and threw loaves of…

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    New York: Henry Holt, (2019). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel-in-verse for older children about one boys experience surviving the Holocaust. Written by Moskowitz-Sweet based on her father's story of being a 13 year old in Poland when the Nazis invaded. As his family was broken, uprooted, and scattered across labor and concentration camps a "simple act of kindness redeemed his faith that goodness could survive the trials of war: That was the day it rained warm bread." A starving group of Jewish prisoners were crammed in railroad cars, being moved ahead of the allied soldiers and during a brief stop at a small town in Czechoslovakia, a group of women defied the Nazis and threw loaves of fresh bread into the box cars. Told in verse by poet Hope Anita Smith, SIGNED on the title page by BOTH authors and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with drawings by Lea Lyon and with photographs. 148 pp. ISBN: 978-1250165725.

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

    Book ID: 81830
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  • THE WAY TO GO HOME. by Pendry, Eric.
    Pendry, Eric.
    THE WAY TO GO HOME.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - on one level, this is an international political thriller with a British embassy official and his family in a flight to freedom, but it becomes a study of how the veneer of civilization can break down when survival is in question. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-393088340.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 66646
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  • MIDNIGHT SUN. by Reid, Elwood.
    Reid, Elwood.
    MIDNIGHT SUN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (third book), a story of "two tough-talking drifters forced to confront their vulnerability in the Alaskan wilderness." When Jack and Burke agree to help a favor rescue his daughter from a strange milennial cult, in return for $10,000, they find themselves in a struggle for their lives. SIGNED on the title page. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-385497369.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81789
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  • MIDNIGHT SUN. by Reid, Elwood.
    Reid, Elwood.
    MIDNIGHT SUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2000). SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel (third book), a story of "two tough-talking drifters forced to confront their vulnerability in the Alaskan wilderness." When Jack and Burke agree to help a favor rescue his daughter from a strange milennial cult, in return for $10,000, they find themselves in a struggle for their lives. SIGNED on the title page. 273 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 81790
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