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The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns To North Korea

By: Brady, James

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2005

Book ID: SCW133696


BE5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proofs book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's journey to Korea, including North Korea, in 2003. The author commanded a rifle platoon during the Korean war and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. The author criss-crossed the country and, in ... View more info

Voices Prophesying War 1763-1984

By: Clarke, I. F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Oxford University Press: 1966

Book ID: WY00052BB


AT5 - Mylar protected DJ. DJ is glued to front and back fixed endpaper. Library card holder on front loose endpaper. Library stickers and stampings on front loose endpaper, front fixed endpaper, title page, copyright page, contents page, back loose endpaper. Library stamping on top edges. Library sticker on spine. Body text is clean and book is tight. From the Napoleonic Wars and the age of ballooning onwards, the idea of striking future developments in warfare ha... View more info

Son of the Morning Star

By: Connell, Evan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., HarperCollins: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC59BB


AB2 - Book has a black line at the bottom pages near the spine, a black dot on the top spine and a crease on the spine, a partial tear on the top spine, and normal shelf wear and rubbing otherwise good. From the back cover: "More than a century has passed, yet the controversy surrounding Custer's last stand still rages. Here Evan S. Connell tells the whole story, brilliantly reconstructing the events leading up to the battle of the Little Bighorn and its aftermath. H... View more info

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Breathing the Fire

By: Dozier, Kimberly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Books: 2008

Book ID: EC28231BB


BT1 - An advance reader's copy paperback book in fine condition. Fighting to report and survive the war in Iraq. 9"x6", 288 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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War Journal: My Five Years in Iraq

By: Engel, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Book ID: EC28463BB


CS2 - An advance uncorrected reader's proof softcover in near fine condition that is lightly cocked and light shelf wear. 9"x6", 377 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Forever War

By: Filkins, Dexter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Book ID: EC34255BB


J5 - An advance reading copy softcover book in very good condition that has a few smudge on the back, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Like no other book, The Forever War allows us a visceral understanding of the war on terror and of the experiences of the people involved, combatants and victims alike. It is a stunning debut: a brilliant, fearless book about one war and, ultimately, about all war. 9"x6", 372 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Noise of Drums and Trumpets: W. H. Russell Reports From the Crimea

By: Grey, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Henry Z. Walk, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW03157


BC5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the front and back endpapers plus the dust jacket endflaps are taped down to the boards. The dust jacket is in very good- condition showing very minor overall shelf wear plus some light chipping and creasing on the front right covers plus it is in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine. A book about W. H. Russell's reporting on t... View more info

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The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict

By: Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilmes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2008

Book ID: EC28458BB


CS2 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has light shelf wear. The true cost of the Iraq War is $3 trillion - and counting - rather than the $50 billion projected by the White House. 8.25"x5.5", 295 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Deserter's Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in Iraq

By: Key, Joshua; As Told to Lawrence Hill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2007

Book ID: EC20881BB


CM6 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has very light shelf wear. A vivid account of how the war in Iraq is being waged, through the eyes of an ordinary soldier. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Shoot To Kill

By: Miers, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC40429BB


BV1 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped conrers and cover edgewear, foxing on the page edges and some inside pages, darkened endpapers, some stains, tanning and light shelf wear in poor dust jacket that is mylar protected, worn, significant tears and open tears, wrinkling, crease, stains, and discolored. 8.75"x5.75", 216 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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War in the Garden of Eden

By: Roosevelt, Kermit

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: ec47097


CM3 - An ex-library first edition (same date) hardcover book in poor condition that was library re-bound (original cover replaced), cocked, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), scattered wrinkling, chipping, crease, foxing, stains, and scuffing, tanning, and shelf wear with no dust jacket. A clear account, without attempt at technical war data, of a few worthwhile years in the eastern campaign with Generalas Allenby and Maude. 7.25"x5.5", 253 pa... View more info

International War: An Anthology

By: Small, Melvin and J. David Singer (editors)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ilinois, USA, Dorsey Press: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Book ID: SCW09949


CH5 - A tight, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated burgandy wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with heavy yellow highlighting throughout the back half of the book plus there is some light foxing on the top outside paper edges. A collection of articles that provide an analysis of the problem of war in world history and international relations. The contributors include Gwynne Dyer, Paul Kennedy, Melvin Small, J. David Singer, Jack Levy Charles S. Gochman,... View more info