TURVEY - A Military Picaresque

By: Birney, Earle

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Price clipped DJ is chipped and scuffed with short tears, book shows light edge wear ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 288 pages; Private Thomas Leadbeater Turvey is nobody's idea of a capable recruit. Shifted from regimental pillar to post, Turvey tries and fails at every odd job in the army with a remarkable genius for mishap. A casualty before he has a chance to see action, Turvey watches the maimed and dying return from the front; thus Earle Birney's comic masterpiece becomes an unforgettable indictment of war. 'Turvey' won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1949.

Title: TURVEY - A Military Picaresque

Author Name: Birney, Earle

Categories: Canadian,

Edition: Revised Edition

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1976

ISBN Number: 0771014120

ISBN Number 13: 9780771014123

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 12020

Keywords: HUMOUR war Fiction Canada