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Shadow on the Hearth

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Shadow on the Hearth

by MERRIL, Judith

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth hardcover; [8],277,[3]pp. Fine in bright, unclipped dustwrapper (priced $3.00 on front flap).

The author's first novel, a cold-war classic set in a genteel suburb of New York following an apocalyptic nuclear attack. Source for the 1954 television drama Atomic Attack which starred Phyllis Baxter and Walter Matthau. "...One of the very best stories of nuclear Holocaust." (Encyclopedia of Science fiction, on-line resource).

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
59821
Title
Shadow on the Hearth
Author
MERRIL, Judith
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
Garden City
Date Published
1950
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction; Soviet Union; HUAC, Cold War, Red Scare; Nukes; Dystopias;

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