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Five women I love: Bob Hope's Vietnam Story

by Hope, Bob

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has some wear, soiling, and edge tears/chips.


Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1966. First edition. First Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has some wear, soiling, and edge tears/chips.. 255 p. 22 cm. Illustrations, Portraits. "What he brings to the GI's in Vietnam, Thailand and way stations will never be in Santa's sleigh, one-of-a-kind presents like Janis Paige, Anita Bryant, Kaye Stevens, Joey Heatherton and Carroll Baker. Five of the lovelies on any one trip is the quota..." From WIkipedia: "Bob Hope, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel he made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. Throughout his long career, he was honored for this work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress declared him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces." Over a career spanning 60 years (1934 to 1994), Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards fourteen times, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles, and was the author of fourteen books. He participated in the sports of golf and boxing, and owned a small stake in his hometown baseball team, the Cleveland Indians. He was married to his wife, fellow performer Dolores Hope née DeFina for 69 years."
  • Bookseller: Ground Zero Books, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 66867
  • Title: Five women I love: Bob Hope's Vietnam Story
  • Author: Hope, Bob
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has some wear, soiling, and edge tears/chips.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition. First Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc
  • Place: Garden City, N.Y.
  • Date published: 1966
  • Keywords: Janis Paige, Anita Bryant, Kaye Stevens, Joey Heatherton, Carroll Baker, USO, Vietnam War, USS Ticonderoga


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