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COMPANY K

COMPANY K

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COMPANY K

by William March

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Very Good +. Hardcover, clean, tight, no chips or edgewear, slight toning to spine. A very nice copy in collectible condition. No dust jacket. ~~~ First Edition, Third Printing (Feb 1933). ~~~ Praised by Grahme Greene, Christopher Morley and Ernest Hemingway as one of the most significant novels of the First World War. ~~~ Innovative in form, it is told through the eyes of 113 different participants, all US Marines. Notable for its irony and bitter realism. ~~~ William March was an enlisted Marine serving with the 2d Battalion, 5th Marines, 4th Brigade of Marines, 2d Division, A.E.F. Despite being seriously wounded in the shoulder and head at Belleau Wood, he recovered and returned to active duty, serving out the rest of the war. He was twice promoted. At Blanc Mont he was wounded a second time while carrying in wounded under fire. For this he was awarded the Croix de Guerre with Palm and Distinguished Service Cross.

Synopsis

Company K is a 1933 novel by William March, first serialised in parts in the New York magazine Forum from 1930 to 1932, and published in its entirety by Smith and Haas on 19 January 19, 1933, in New York. The book's title was taken from the Marine company that March served in during World War I. It is has been regarded as one of the most significant works of literature to come out of the American World War I experience and the most reprinted of all March's work.

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Bookseller
Monongahela Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
27
Title
COMPANY K
Author
William March
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
n/a
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
Publisher
Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1933
Pages
260
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
World War I, Belleau Wood, Blanc Mont, US Marine Corps, USMC, WWI literature
Bookseller catalogs
World War I; Marines; American Literature;

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