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American Romantic by Ward Just - Hardcover - from Discover Books (SKU: 3242277084)

American Romantic

American Romantic by Ward Just - Hardcover - from Discover Books (SKU: 3242277084)
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American Romantic

by Ward Just

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  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
GOOD
ISBN 10
0544196376
ISBN 13
9780544196377
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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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Discover Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
3242277084
Title
American Romantic
Author
Ward Just
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - GOOD
Binding
Hardcover
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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