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PONG CHOOLIE YOU RASCAL--!

Crockett,Lucy Herndon [b. 1914]

Published by New York Henry Holt and Company (1951), 1951
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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FIRST EDITION. REVIEW COPY. 12mo. [5]vi-vii[1]1-246[2]p. Illustrated by theauthor. Tan cloth stamped in black with an image of Pong Charlie on the front cover. REVIEW COPY with b/w photo illustration from the book laid in. Born in Honolulu in 1914, Lucy Herndon Crockett was an author, illustrator, and Red Cross worker. The daughter of a military officer, she moved from place to place following her father's career. Each of her books has a definite relation to a place and her experiences there. PONG CHOOLIE YOU RASCAL! is about a Korean boy who attaches himself to an American unit in the epic retreat from the Manchuria well knit, breathless adventure; it is also an important picture of the betrayal into tyranny and slavery that follows allegiance to Communist precepts. Subtle humor threads the story; Korean superstitions, prejudices, and daily customsare seen through Korean eyes." [Current Biography] Crockett's considerable talent as an illustrator is seen in this 1951 book. Near fine/ Jacket spine slightly darkened, some edgewear, else Vg with colors still bright. Bookseller Inventory # 04038

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Title: PONG CHOOLIE YOU RASCAL--!

Publisher: New York Henry Holt and Company (1951)

Publication Date: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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