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Homeland

Jakes, John

Published by Doubleday
ISBN 10: 0385417241 / ISBN 13: 9780385417242
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Title: Homeland

Publisher: Doubleday

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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0385417241 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine gilt. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is Very Good with minor bumping to the points and extremities (no losses). Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Signed by author without inscription and dated '93, the year of publication. Bookseller Inventory # 001743

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Synopsis: The lives and fortunes of the Crown family--Paul; his German-born uncle, Joseph; Joseph's wife, Ilsa; their rebellious son, Joe--are set against the turbulent backdrop of a momentous decade in world history, from 1890 to 1900. 300,000 first printing. $300,000 ad/promo. Tour.

From the Publisher: "As America hurtles through the final explosive events of the nineteenth century, a young German immigrant named Pauli Kroner is about to realize his dream: Hew will taste a life of privilege in the Chicago mansion of his uncle, Joe Crown, head of a brewery dynasty. But Pauli's ultimate clash with that stern, proud, patriarch will force him to a risky existence on the city's dark side. Here he will become Paul Crown, a bold, ambitious man driven by a powerful vision. His rise from penniless newcomer to pioneer newsreel cameraman will span a tumultuous decade of strikes, war, family scandal, and heartbreak in the country he has chosen as his... Homeland.

"Pick up Homeland and read a couple of chapters and you'll very soon discover why John Jakes sells a lot of books. He is, quite simply, a master of the ancient art of storytelling."--The New York Times Book Review

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