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  • Fowler, Karen Joy

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1998. SIGNED - SIGNED on the title page. The story of a woman's baseball team, the Sweetwheat Sweethearts, in the 40's, told by one member's grown daughter in the 60's - except that things are not quite so simple as they appear. Author's second imaginative and highly praised novel. This edition has a Reader's Guide at the back. ISBN: 0-345-416422.

    Condition: Near fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 18422
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  • TOKYO YEAR ZERO. by Peace, David.
    Peace, David.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. dj. First edition - Fictionalized account of the hunt for the "Japanese Bluebeard," a serial killer responsible for the deaths of 10 women in 1946, the first year after the surrender of Japan. A vivid picture of the corruption and confusion in post-World War II, bombed-out, American-occupied Tokyo. Introduces Detective Minami. Author's note, glossary, sources. 355 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed red wrappers with the dust jacket cover art bound in. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 58633
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  • Sorel, Nancy Caldwell.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A well-researched and fascinating account of the women war correspondents during War II, who brought a fresh vision to the battlefields of the war and reported home with a new sensibility. Included are photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, the only Western journalist to cover the Nazi invasion of the U.S.S.R. and the first to photograph Buchenwald; Martha Gelhorn, writer and wife of Ernest Hemingway; photographer Lee Miller; the New Yorker's Janet Flanner and more. In the years leading up to the war, in France during the invasion, in London during the Blitz, in China and Manila and Madrid, these women were there. Illustrated with photographs. Includes 39 pages of bibliographical notes, bibliography and index. xviii, 458 pp. ISBN: 1-559704934.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32626
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