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San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2006. First Encounter paperback Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. , 414,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Notes. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Peter Anthony Dale Collier (June 2, 1939 – November 1, 2019) was an American writer and publisher. He was the founding publisher of conservative Encounter Books in California and held that position from 1998 until he resigned in 2005. The company moved from San Francisco to New York City, and Collier was replaced as publisher by Roger Kimball. With David Horowitz, Collier wrote many books that made The New York Times Best Seller list and was described by the New York Times Book Review as "the premier biographer of American dynastic tragedy." His book Medal of Honor: Profiles of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty (2003) profiled living recipients of the Medal. Collier was teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966 when he became an editor at radical Leftist Ramparts magazine, the splashy, four-color publication that was influential in transmitting New Left ideas into the mainstream. Collier wrote about the Black Panthers, the American Indian Movement and other radical organizations for Ramparts. He edited Ramparts until 1972. Collier and Horowitz organized a "Second Thoughts Convention" in Washington D.C. Their book about leaving the Left and becoming its enemies, Destructive Generation (1989), was compared to Whittaker Chambers' Witness. David Joel Horowitz (born January 10, 1939) is an American conservative writer and activist. Horowitz founded the organization Students for Academic Freedom. He rejected progressive ideas and became a defender of neoconservatism.
New York: Bantam Books, 1987. Spec. Illus. Edition. First Printing. pocket paperbk, 307, wraps, illus., map A Bantam War Book. Here, the Vietnam War is seen through the eyes of a dedicated soldier who, as an advisor to the highly controversial and aggressive counter-terrorist Phoenix program, witnessed and helped combat atrocities committed by the Viet Cong against local South Vietnamese.
Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press, Inc., 1995. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiii, ,185,  pages. Illustrations. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Vince Coppola's journalistic career spans more than 30 years; he spent ten of those years at Newsweek. Coppola was lead reporter in Newsweek's early coverage of the AIDS epidemic, the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger, and the Atlanta child murders. Coppola has written four non-fiction books, including Uneasy Warriors: The Perilous Journey of the Green Berets. He is an award-winning writer who has written feature stories for magazines including Esquire, Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, Atlanta. Coppola was selected by former U.S. Attorney General Griffin B. Bell to write The Sicilian Judge, a biography of U.S. District Judge Anthony A. Alaimo. Alaimo, who immigrated to the United States as a child, served in World War II as a bomber pilot, was shot down, imprisoned for two years in the infamous German POW camp, Stalag Luft III. He took part in the Great Escape and later escaped the Nazis on his own.
New York: Back Bay Books [Little, Brown and Company], 2007. Third Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Format is approximately 5.5 inches by 8.25 inches. ix, , 398 pages. Sources. Bibliography. Index. Coram was hired as a reporter for The Atlanta Journal when he was a sophomore in college. Like many who suddenly discover their life’s work, he was enthusiastic and prolific. He was a general assignment reporter but also wrote features, book reviews, travel stories, and aviation stories. He covered the civil rights movement in Atlanta during the 1960s and he wrote freelance magazine articles; first for the then-new Atlanta Magazine, then for aviation publications, then for national magazines. Coram returned to his non-fiction roots when he began researching a biography of John Boyd. Not only did BOYD change the course of Coram’s career, success of the book was such that Little, Brown gave Coram a two-book contract, and stipulated that both books would be military biographies. The first was “American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day.” The second is a biography of LtGen Victor Brute” Krulak.
Birmingham, AL: Colonial Press, 1997. Presumed First Edition, First printing [stated]. Hardcover. iv, 665,  pages. Signed by author on title page. Ink notation on fep. The author served in the United States Navy in World War II. He spent most of his career in Education, including teaching at the University of Georgia.