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BOYD, William. The New Confessions. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1988). First US Edition. Novel about a self-designated genius, born in 1899, as he careens through the 20th century from childhood in Scotland to World War I, Berlin in the 20s, Mexico in the 30s, World War II, and LosAngeles during the McCarthy Era."The book follows the life of John James T odd from his birth in Edinburgh up to his final exile on a Mediterranean island. Todd fights in the First World War and also films it as a cameraman, he then works for a film studio and ends up in Berlin where he starts his filming of The Confessions. After the financial collapse of his backer, he move to Hollywood along with many German exiles. He becomes a war correspondent during the Second World War and then returns to America where he becomes caught up in the anti-communist witch hunts." Fine in fine dj. 30.00
Title: New Confessions. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc, New York, 1988,:
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