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The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II by  Herman WOUK - Hardcover - 1951 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 71496)

The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II

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The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II

by WOUK, Herman

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1951. Hard Cover. Herman Wouk's novel is the gripping story a U.S. Navy ship's captain whose irrational leadership leads to a mutiny, and a resulting court martial. "The Caine Mutiny" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1951. It was also rendered into a play by Mr. Wouk, and into a memorable movie starring Humphrey Bogart. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling and anchor decoration in silver to spine; map of the Pacific and the Caine's cruise route to endpapers. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, though with prior owner's signature to half title page and minor discoloration to cloth.; 41072; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xiii, 498 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
71496
Title
The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II
Author
WOUK, Herman
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Place of Publication
Garden City, NY
Date Published
1951
Keywords
WORLD, WAR, TWO
Bookseller catalogs
>>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize;

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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