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The Freebooters Vintage 1st Edition HC/DJ Book Wernick


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  • Category: Literature - Fiction
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...tells of the last war from a curious and unheroic vantage point - that of a strange little unit with the ostensible mission of clearing out the remnants of facism overlooked by the front-line troops.

The Freebooters is a novel filled with colorful episode, with outrageous things occuring plausibly. But the liveliness is deceptive, for one grows increasingly aware of a nightmare quality that becomes frightening. It's source is Mr. Wernicks serious intention: he reveals tellingly the indifference, the callouness and the opportunism of the liberators, the apathy, cynicism and despair of the liberated.

Title: - The Freebooters
Author: - Robert Wernick
Publisher: - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York,
Copyright date: - 1948, 1949
Print date: - 1949 on title page
Edition: - 1st, has an A and the Scribner Press seal on the copyright page
Measurements: - 8 5/8 x 5 7/8
Page count: - 238
Illustrations: - none
Binding type: - hardcover, gray cloth binding with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine
Dustjacket: - yes, unclipped, with photo of author on back
Remainder mark: - no
Inscriptions/Bookplate: - no


Has a small impression of an erased penciling on ffep on the upper corner. The cover and pages are intact and in excellent condition.

The dustjacket has rubbing and wear particularly along the edges. There is a paperlift on the back. The dustjacket is covered with a clear plastic protector.


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