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American Romantic by  Ward Just - from Russell Books Ltd (SKU: X002347)

American Romantic

American Romantic by  Ward Just - from Russell Books Ltd (SKU: X002347)
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American Romantic

by Just, Ward

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Condition
Used - Good
ISBN 10
0544196376
ISBN 13
9780544196377
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Used - Good. Bargain book!

Synopsis

Harry Sanders is a young foreign service officer in 1960s Indochina when a dangerous and clandestine meeting with insurgents—ending in quiet disaster—and a brief but passionate encounter with Sieglinde, a young German woman, alter the course of his life. Absorbing the impact of his misstep, Harry returns briefly to Washington before eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the captivating May, who is fleeing her own family disappointments in worn-out upper New England and looking for an escape into Harry’s diplomatic life. On the surface, they are a handsome, successful couple—but the memory of Sieglinde persists in Harry’s thoughts, and May has her own secrets too. As Harry navigates the increasingly treacherous waters of diplomacy in an age of interminable conflict, he also tries to bridge the distances between himself and the two alluring women who have chosen to love him. Ward Just, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and The Weather in Berlin , delivers an utterly compelling story of Americans trying to run the world, yet failing to master their lives.

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Details

Bookseller
Russell Books Ltd CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
X002347
Title
American Romantic
Author
Just, Ward
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Trade Cloth
ISBN 10
0544196376
ISBN 13
9780544196377
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Place of Publication
Boston, Ma
This edition first published
2014-04-01

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Family owned and operated since 1962. Located in Downtown Victoria selling new, used, and remainder titles in all categories. We also have an extensive selection of Journals, cards and calendars.
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