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Fire

by Sebastian Junger (1962- )

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very good to fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0393010465
ISBN 13
9780393010466
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xvi+224 pages Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's quarter black cloth with gilt and red littering to spine over beige boards in original pictorial jacket. First edition. For readers and viewers of The Perfect Storm, opening this long-awaited new work by Sebastian Junger will be like stepping off the deck of the Andrea Gail and into the inferno of a fire burning out of control in the steep canyons of Idaho. Here is the same meticulous prose brought to bear on the inner workings of a terrifying elemental force; here is a cast of characters risking everything in an effort to bring that force under control.
Few writers have been to so many desperate corners of the globe as has Sebastian Junger; fewer still have provided such starkly memorable evocations of characters and events. From the murderous mechanics of the diamond trade in Sierra Leone to the logic of guerrilla warfare in Afghanistan and the forensics of genocide in Kosovo, this new collection of Junger's nonfiction will take you places you wouldn't dream of going to on your own. Condition: Front heal corners bumped else very good to fine in a near fine jacket.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
L1039
Title
Fire
Author
Sebastian Junger (1962- )
Book condition
Used - Very good to fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0393010465
ISBN 13
9780393010466
Publisher
W W Norton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2001
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
Royal octavo

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