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Image for The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt

The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt

By: Reiten, Grace; Jarman, Rufus; Whiting, A.; Carter, Hodding; Yoder, Robert; Lyons, L.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0775

Condition: Fair


116 pages. Features: Great Rockwell cover illustration of excavator attempting to dig up kid's baseball field in a vacant lot; Our daughter had polio - Kay Reiten had to be treated in an iron lung; Don't sneer at the catfish - great article on the popular catfish with photo of Leon Bishop and Carl Yarbrough holding huge catfish they hauled out of the Tallahatchie River, near Abbeville, MS, with their bare hands; They Hit Red China Where it Hurt - over 4,000 Chinese Communists surrendered in Korea, allowing them a chance to explain why they swallowed Communism, and how Mao's tyranny can be def... View more info

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Tokyo Underworld: The Fast Times and Hard Life of an American Gangster in Japan

By: Whiting, Robert

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 111A9615

ISBN: 0679419764

Condition: Very Good


0679419764 372 pages including notes, bibliography and index. Black and white photographs. "A riveting account of the role of Americans in the evolution of the Tokyo underworld in the years since 1945... Chronicles the half-century rise and fall of the fortunes of Nick Zappetti and his comrades." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Quality copy. View more info