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1 Michener, James A. Legacy
New York, NY Random House 1987 0394564324 / 9780394564326 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 


Corners slightly bumped, Jacket shows slight shelf wear.

"Major Norman Starr, attached to the National Security Council, is told that he will shortly be called before a congressional committee. Through a tense, reflective weekend, the officer talks over the situation with his wife and a street-wise Washington lawyer-and begins to think back to the long line of Americans from whom he is descended. One was a Supreme Court justice, another figured importantly in the unofficial nightly debates about drafting a new document to unify and help guide the affairs of the young United States, another was an unlikely but courageous and effective suffragist. One by one, these and others parade through the officer's mind-the soldier, the Roosevelt-hater, the slave-owner. . . Legacy is a novel as timely as today and as timeless as truth and justice-its biographical port6raits an eloquent lesson in American history."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
001506 
Price: 6.45 USD

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2 Michener, James A. Mexico
New York Random House Inc 1992 0679416498 / 9780679416494 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Illustrated by Lowenstein, Carole [book design]

Spine curved, some chipping on corners & edges, ex-library with usual stamps, back board scuffed. DJ in protective cover taped to boards. Front pastedown has map of Mexico, back has "Environs of Toledo." Text is bright, clean, and attractive.

"Moving between the past and the present - from important events in Mexico's history to the excitement of a modern-day bullfight - and ranging from the arid plains of Mexico to Inquisition Spain and Civil War Virginia, here is the stirring saga of a man and a nation searching for their identities. Norman Clay, an American journalist, arrives in Mexico not only to report on the decisive duel between two celebrated matadors but also to learn more about his family's past. As he uncovers the story of his Mexican ancestors - among them an indomitable Indian queen, a conquistador priest, and a Confederate expatriate - the dramatic history of Mexico unfolds."; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
003702 
Price: 6.95 USD

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