The Thin Red Line by James Jones (1962) hardcover book

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James Jones - The Thin Red Line

New York: Charles Scribner, 1962. Book club edition. 8vo. Hardcover. 429 pp. Very good condition. Ink marking (presumably remainder mark) along upper textblock edge near headband. Immaculate interior. No markings. Dust jacket is a scuffed at upper forecorners and its spine coloration is slightly faded but remains in very good condition.

Basis for the acclaimed Terrence Malick film of the same name. The book's title is taken from a Rudyard Kipling poem: "It's 'Tommy this' and it's 'Tommy that' and it's 'Tommy 'ows your soul?' but it's a thin red line of 'eroes when the drums begin to roll."

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