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1 Begley, Louis Wartime Lies
New York Knopf 1991 0-679-40016-8 / 9780679400165 First Edition, First Printing 
Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Gray boards quarterbound in black cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt. Octavo. Gray topstain. 198pps., deckle-edged. Stated First Edition. There is mild rubbing to the lower tips and a previous owner's name and address are neatly penned in the upper corner of the ffep. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is immaculate; no reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is slightly rubbed and has touches of crinkling at the extremities; the original price is intact. The author's highly acclaimed first novel: nominated for the National Book Award and winner of the 1991 Irish Times-Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize.

"...As the world slips into the throes of war in 1939, young Maciek's once closetted existence outside Warsaw is no more. When Warsaw falls, Maciek escapes with his aunt Tania. Together they endure the war, running, hiding, changing their names, forging documents to secure their temporary lives -- as the insistent drum of the Nazi march moves ever closer to them and to their secret wartime lies..."

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Price: 70.00 USD
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