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3 edition of Hot countries. found in the catalog.

Hot countries.

Alec Waugh

Hot countries.

  • 32 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by The Literary Guild in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Tropics

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23374171M


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Rare is the book that so affects me that I need to take time for reflection on what I just read when I finish it/5(71). With woodcuts by Lynd Ward. Hot Countries is more than a travel book. It is also an intriguing historical document, a record of the places portrayed and an impression of the attitudes of the time.

Readers will find it an informative and pleasantly substantial narrative. Contents: At Sea; Tahiti; La Martinique; Gone Native; Siam;/5(3). The Hot Countries is Hallinan’s seventh Rafferty book. The series shows no signs of wear or staleness.

Each book explores the series’ universe in a little more detail, drawing from bits of predecessors while expanding horizons. Rare is the book that so affects me that I need to take time for reflection on what I just read when I finish it/5(71).

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“The characters in The Hot Countries are finely detailed along with their vulnerabilities, tragic flaws, and mutual dependence. Hallinan takes us inside their dreams, nightmares, fears, and hopes, making them larger than fiction.

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First published inthis discursive and absorbing travel-book offers, as the author says in his new Foreword, "a picture of a way of living that exists no longer." Hot Countries tells of a series of journeys in the Far East, the West Indies and the South Sea Islands when he was a young and light-hearted novelist seeking colour, romance and adventure.

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Alec Waugh. First published inthis discursive and absorbing travel-book offers, as the author says in his new Foreword, "a picture of a way of living that exists no longer." Hot Countries tells of a series of journeys in the Far East, the West Indies and the South Sea Islands when he was a young and light-hearted novelist seeking colour, romance and adventure.

TITLE: HOT COUNTRIES By ALEC WAUGH With Woodcuts by LYND WARD AUTHOR: ALEC WAUGH PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: THE LITERARY GUILD, NY EDITION: First Edition for Literary Guild ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Rare, Famous Illustrators BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Green SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: pages.

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