End of the Beginning: A Novel of Alternate History

By: Turtledove, Harry

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Fine condition.New American Library,2005.First edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Red hardback with black borders(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Nice and clean pages as new but slightly yellow on the outer edges,two pencil marks impressions on the edge of the first blank page of the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.440pp.Price un-clipped.First edition.

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From Publishers Weekly: The human price of war, regardless of nationality, is the relentless focus of this chilling sequel to Turtledove's alternative history Days of Infamy (2004), in which the Japanese conquer Hawaii after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Times are hard for Americans under the occupation. Scarce food and resources result in privation and a thriving black market. Japanese soldiers work POWs to death with heavy labor on insufficient rations. Women are forced into prostitution as comfort women. But the U.S. armed forces have a few tricks up their sleeve, notably a new kind of aircraft that can hold its own against the Zero. Both the Japanese and American militaries scheme, plan and train, while surfer bums, POWs and fishermen just try to get by. A plethora of characters, each with his or her own point of view, provide experiences in miniature that combine to paint a broad canvas of the titanic struggle, if at the cost of a fragmented narrative.

Title: End of the Beginning: A Novel of Alternate History

Author Name: Turtledove, Harry

Categories: Literature & Fiction : War,

Edition: First edition-first printing

Publisher: New American Library: 2005

ISBN Number: 0451216687

ISBN Number 13: 9780451216687

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 761

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