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THE AMERICAN HOME FRONT: 1941-1942

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000042499

ISBN: 0871139391

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


From the famous BBC correspondent and television host comes a remarkably in sightful and detailed firsthand portrait of America during the early days o f World War II. Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Alistair Cooke, a newly naturalized American citizen, set out to see his country as it was undergoing monumental change. Cooke traveled small highways, with t heir advertising signs and their local topography, in an age before the int erstate highway system. In The American Home Front - a fascinating artifact, a charming travelogue, and a sharp portrait of America - Cooke chron... View more info