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Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant) by  James Gould COZZENS - Hardcover - 1998 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 82831)

Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant)

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Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant)

by COZZENS, James Gould

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  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN 10
0679603050
ISBN 13
9780679603054
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. 0679603050 . A Modern Library Giant edition of the author's intricately-plotted 1948 novel which features stateside World War II US Army Air Force aviators over three tense days in 1943. This highly acclaimed novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1949. --- In Toledano spine 17 / grey cloth / blindstamped torchbearer logo to cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / Bernhard endpapers / jacket style r with image of a large group of airmen on cover; author black and white photographic portrait on spine, verso lists titles in ML catalog. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. A previous owner's written summary of major characters is laid in. Bright, unclipped jacket with slight rubbing; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xi, 614 pages .

Synopsis

for the ceremonial guard see Guard of honour Guard of Honor is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by James Gould Cozzens published in 1948. The novel is set during World War II, with most of the action occurring on or near a fictional Army Air Forces base in central Florida. The action occurs over a period of approximately 48 hours. The novel is chapterless in form, using three progressively longer parts entitled "Thursday", "Friday" and "Saturday".

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
82831
Title
Guard of Honor (Modern Library Giant)
Author
COZZENS, James Gould
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679603050
ISBN 13
9780679603054
Publisher
The Modern Library / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1998
Keywords
0679603050
Bookseller catalogs
>>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize;

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