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Staying out of hell

Auteur : James Alexander Thom
Éditeur: New York : Ballantine, 1985.
Collection: Ballantine/Fiction
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : Anglais
Résumé:
Author's note: "Like my character, Scotty Montgomery, I grew up in the idyllic prewar Midwest, was a Marine, and later a journalist appalled by the apparent cheapness of life and the world's casual disregard for human suffering. Like my protagonist, I am unable to reconcile my country's two roles: the citadel of humane idealism, and the leading world merchant of death-dealing weapons. I hope by this novel to awaken  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: James Alexander Thom
ISBN: 0345306651 9780345306654
Numéro OCLC: 12308594
Description: 330 pages ; 18 cm.
Titre de collection: Ballantine/Fiction
Responsabilité: James Alexander Thom.

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Author's note: "Like my character, Scotty Montgomery, I grew up in the idyllic prewar Midwest, was a Marine, and later a journalist appalled by the apparent cheapness of life and the world's casual disregard for human suffering. Like my protagonist, I am unable to reconcile my country's two roles: the citadel of humane idealism, and the leading world merchant of death-dealing weapons. I hope by this novel to awaken our benumbed souls to the awful absurdities with which we live."

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