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The Thin Red Line

Author: James Jones
ISBN #: 
Price: $30.00
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1962
wear to tips of book and jacket, page edges soiled, previous owner's emboss to title page; rubbing to the dust jacket, short closed tears, spine sunned. A-6.62 (H) map eps, in correctly priced jacket. One of the two great novels of World War II, both out of the Pacific, the other beiing The Naked and The Dead by Norman Mailer. From Wikipedia: British historian and military writer John Keegan nominated The Thin Red Line as, in his opinion, one of only two novels portraying Second World War combat that could be favorably compared to the best of the literature to arise from the First World War (the other was Flesh Wounds (1966) by British writer David Holbrook). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Most items ship with tracking numbers and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.