HALF A WORLD AWAY: From Boarding School to Jap Prison
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1943). First edition. 8vp. Original green cloth. Very good plus in very good jacket. Gift inscription to ffep. Touches of shelfwear to extremities of book. Jacket faded at spine, chip to lower portion of same. Minor edgewear, rubbing. Unclipped. Overall, handsome example of an uncommon books, even more so in jacket. (Item ID: 11397)
"From Shanghai debutante to Japanese Captive - an American girl's own story!" (from the cover). True story, but with a strong propagandistic slant ("the brutal nature of our enemy"). 243pp.