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Clavell, James

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ISBN 10: 0688066631 / ISBN 13: 9780688066635
Published by William Morrow & Comoany, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Mint Hardcover
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Signed by author in black fountain in on blank page facing title page. Kroch's and Brentano's "First Edition Circle" bookmark laid in. WHIRLWIND is the story of three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak in Tehran in February 1979. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots. Two of them have Iranian wives they love beyond safety and politics. Clavelll was a British novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II hero and POW. He is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with such films as 'The Great Escape' and 'To Sir, with Love'. WHIRLWIND was the sixth in the Asian saga series of novels, preceded by SHOGUN, TAI-PAN, GAI-JIN, KING RAT and NOBLE HOUSE, and followed by ESCAPE. Mint, flawless, unread, first edition, first printing, inas new, mylar-protected dust jacket. With map endpapers. 1147 pp. This is the collector's copy you want. *Packed carefully and shipped in a box to insure arrival in pristine condition. This large, heavy volume will require additional postage for domestic priority or international shipping pr {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND. Bookseller Inventory # 023422

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Publisher: William Morrow & Comoany, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Mint

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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During the tumultuous days just after the Shah's departure from Iran, Andrew Gavallan, managing director of a British-run helicopter company secretly controlled by the Noble House of Hong Kong, faces financial ruin until he devises a desperate plan

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James Clavell (1921-1994) was a novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. He is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with screenplays for such films as "The Great Escape, The Fly", and "To Sir, with Love". His books "Noble House" and" Whirlwind" were #1 "New York Times" bestsellers.

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