Title: A Place for Us: Eleni's Children in America
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Publication Date: 1989
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
First printing, full number line. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the front endpaper: "To Bob & Claudia, / Merry Christmas! / Nicholas Gage / Dec. 9, 1989." A follow-up to the author's bestselling "Eleni," about his mother's self-sacrifice during the post-WWII Greek civil war. Quarterbound in purple paper-covered boards with a purple cloth, gold-lettered spine. Book is tight, square, and unmarked; small pinkish stain to bottom of page edges; corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $19.95); Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 002722
Synopsis: A Place for Us begins as nine-year-old Nicholas Gage and three of his sisters escape from their wartorn Greek village and board a ship to America to meet the father they have never known. Eleni's children must adjust not only to a startling new American lifestyle, but also to a 56-year-old man who suddenly finds himself a single father. 27 black-and-white photographs.
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