The Mountain Road. Theodore H. White.

The Mountain Road

New York: Signet Books, 1960. First Printing. Paperback. USED - Very Good. Red tinted edges. Light edgewear to original card stock wrap. Toned. Clean, unmarked, tight. B/W map. Insert with B/W screenshots from the film. 11 x 18 cm. 239 pp. Item #14598

A Signet Book D1793.

The time is 1944. The setting is East Asia in flames. The characters are: Philip Baldwin, a New England major with his first command -- a tough and surly American demolition unit isolated in the great retreat of that turbulent year; Su-piao, a strong and beautiful Chinese woman educated in America; and Kwan, a frosty Chinese colonel who loves his country but must help ravish it.

The story of their adventures in one violent week marks Theodore H. White's emergence as a major novelist.

Price: HK$60.00

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