THE ORDINARY SEAMAN

By: GOLDMAN, FRANCISCO

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224x140mm approx,blue boards with silver lettering,387 pgs,the author has written both factual and fiction for numerous magazines ie:Harper's,The New York Times Sunday magz.etc.and was shortlisted for the Pen/Faulkner Award with The Long Night of White Chickens,a rich portrait of the clash between the terrorised society of Guatmala and the honeyed existence of rich Boston teenagers. He also holds the Sue Kaufman Prize for first fiction.The Ordinary Seaman is Esteban,19 yr old veteran of the war in Nicaragua who has come to America with 14 other men to crew the ship Urus which is docked on a desolate Brooklyn Pier.A rich angrosing work that evokes Joseph Conrad.Traces the very real conflicts between the native and the foreign,traditional and modern. A clean ex-library copy ,covered in protective wrapper,and in good condition,usual library stamps and plate.G/VG

Title: THE ORDINARY SEAMAN

Author Name: GOLDMAN, FRANCISCO

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London,Faber/Faber,1997:

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1513

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