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Summer Of '49

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $10.20

Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics: 2002

Seller ID: 23705

ISBN: 0060007818

Condition: Near Fine


The year was 1949, and a war-wearied nation turned from the battlefields to the ball fields in search of new heroes. It was a summer that marked the beginning of a sports rivalry unequaled in the annals of athletic competition. The awesome New York Yankees and the indomitable Boston Red Sox were fighting for supremacy of baseball's American League and an aging Joe DiMaggio and a brash, headstrong hitting phenomenon named Ted Williams led their respective teams in a classic pennant duel of almost mythic proportions--one that would be decided in an explosive head-to-head confrontation on the las... View more info

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War In A Time Of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29618

ISBN: 0743202120

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket


DJ blurb: "Halberstam's most important book, more ambitious and revealing than [the best and the brightest], in what it tells of politics and decision making in America during the nineties. Just as Vietnam was the test case for our elders, the Balkans and other tragic conflicts became the proving ground for the Bush and Clinton administrations." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 543 pages; 29618 View more info