Item #75449 A CHILD OF THE CENTURY. Ben Hecht.


New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. The author recounts his childhood, education, and career as journalist, playwright, and screenwriter, describes famous political and literary acquaintances, and examines U.S. efforts to aid Jews in Nazi Germany and, after the war, in Israel. Octavo: 654 p. with textual photographs. Original green paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt titles. Mild bit of foxing to the endpapers and the flaps of the dust jacket, which is a trifle edgeworn with some light sun fading along the spine; otherwise a tight and square, very good or better example. Very good / Very good. Item #75449

Price: $200.00

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