Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co, . First Edition. Peat, who served during the Great War in the 3rd Battalion of the First Canadian Contingent, during which he lost an arm, achieved fame when his memoir Private Peat, co-authored with his wife Louisa, became a best seller for two years (1918-1919). A film adaptation starring Peat as himself was also produced in 1918. The present work follows the same theme as Peat's first book, a scathing attack on war and overzealous nationalism. Octavo (19.25cm.); original cloth in white decorative dust jacket; 186pp. Jacket extremities quite chipped and worn, large (2x2.5") loss to bottom edge of rear jacket panel not approaching text, light shelf wear to cloth extremities else Near Fine in a Good only jacket. Lenghty author inscription on front free endpaper: "To my friend Ross Stout to remember a 'tough' but most pleasant tour and to thank you for your good work. 'Best' o' luck always--Sincerely, the Author, Harold R. Peat. 1927." (Inventory #: 31601)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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