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The Cold War Swap. by Ross. Thomas

The Cold War Swap.

by Ross. Thomas

Publication: William Morrow & Company, Inc, 1966, New York

First edition. 8vo. Author's first novel. Lightly rubbed at spine ends, else near fine, tight copy in dust jacket lightly sunned on the spine with light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners, touch up to black ink on front cover that has partially bled through to the verso of the front cover of the dust jacket. At the height of the Cold War, Michael Padillo and Mac McCorkle, two Americans, run a bar in West Germany. In addition to this job, Padillo has a second job --- he's a spy for the U.S. government. Overnight, McCorkle's life changes --- he joins his friend in what appears to be a routine assignment, but turns out to be a deadly game of espionage! Terrific book!

Inventory Number: 28282