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WAR BABIES: Busch, Frederick

WAR BABIES

Busch, Frederick

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ISBN 10: 0811211037 / ISBN 13: 9780811211031
Published by New Directions, NY, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first prnt. Signed by Busch on the front free endpaper. Additionally Busch has written, "No inscription, just the signature." Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 1100262

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Title: WAR BABIES

Publisher: New Directions, NY

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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A short but powerful tale weaving together moral complexity and romantic intrigue, Frederick Busch’s War Babies is the story of an American lawyer in his mid-thirties (Peter Santore) who travels to England in an attempt to tie up the loose ends of his own dark past.

Peter’s father, a prisoner who turned traitor in a Korean War POW camp, might have had something to do with a fellow captive’s death, the father of one Hilary Pennels––now a woman Peter’s age who lives in Salisbury. When Peter and Hilary meet, they both want information from the other, and more, and find themselves engaged in a wary dance of attraction laced with mistrust. But it may be a third person, the sole remaining survivor of the camp––a Mr. Fox––who holds the key to the mystery of betrayal that haunts Peter and Hilary alike.

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This is a short, powerful moral tale that sheds light upon the insidious nature of evil and the grip history holds on the lives of the seemingly protected innocent.

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