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Wrap It in Flags (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Terrall, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0140080457 / ISBN 13: 9780140080452
Published by Penguin Books, New York, 1986
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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1st Edition/1st Printing paperback. SIGNED and inscribed by author on ffep. in year of publication. Also includes a laid-in handwritten SIGNED letter from author saying he'd be happy to sign 'Wrap'. Also laid-in is original review from New York Times Book Review. Bookseller Inventory # 006268

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Title: Wrap It in Flags (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Publisher: Penguin Books, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

A Columbian army officer attends an international academy funded by the Pentagon and comically disrupts the American military establishment

From Publishers Weekly:

Iluminado Castillo, a young Colombian army captain, is sent to the Pentagon, ostensibly to attend Counter Coup School. In fact, the trip has been engineered by his lover, wife of the leader of the current junta, so that he might learn the ways of sophisticated women. On arrival, he is mistaken for his father, who is supposed to be in Washington negotiating bribes on arms contracts, and through a strange combination of events, Iluminado becomes the linchpin of an important defense appropriations bill. The result is savagely funny, sometimes out of control (at one point, Iluminado bounces the Joint Chiefs of Staff around in the bucket of a payloader)a farce on the order of the "Three Stooges Meet Dr. Strangelove." Terrall, author of more than 50 novels (including 24 Mike Shayne mysteries), proves himself a satirist who is bound to raise hackles around the Beltway and beyond. January
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