Title: Last Reveille
Publisher: M. Evans and Company
Publication Date: 1977
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
First printing signed by the author on the title page. Small print run makes this unread near fine copy with normal signs of aging a real find. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2285907169
Synopsis: In 1916, Mexican bandit Pancho Villa raided the southwestern border town of Columbus, New Mexico. Three hundred American soldiers fought four hundred attackers in a battle that ended with one of the last cavalry charges in U.S. history. Outraged, Congress ordered the U.S. Army to invade Mexico in pursuit of Villa. For the first time, trucks and airplanes accompanied U. S. cavalry into combat, practicing for America?s entry into World War I. Influenced by Sam Peckinpah, Rambo-creator David Morrell dramatizes this epic era in American history through the eyes of a civilian scout old enough to have been in the Civil War, the Indian wars, Cuba, and the Philippines. Knowing that his ways are finished, he teaches a young recruit about the past, at a cost he never expected to pay.
Product Description: Warner's highly successful backlist program for David Morrell (The Fifth Profession) continues with Last Reveille, a newly repackaged thriller classic. After Pancho Villa's bloody 1916 raid on the New Mexico border, the U.S. Cavalry enlists the help of wilderness fighter Miles Calendar.
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