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The House of Pride

The House of Pride (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By London, Jack

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Percival Ford wondered why he had come. He did not dance. He did not care much for army people. Yet he knew them all-gliding and revolving there on the broad lanai of the Seaside, the officers in their fresh-starched uniforms of white, the civilians in white and black, and the wo...men bare of shoulders and arms. After two years in Honolulu the Twentieth was departing to its new station in Alaska, and Percival Ford, as one of the big men of the Islands, could not help knowing the officers and their women. But between knowing and liking was a vast gulf. The army women frightened him just a little. They were in ways quite different from the women he liked best-the elderly women, the spinsters and the bespectacled maidens, and the very serious women of all ages whom he met on church and library and kindergarten committees, who came meekly to him for contributions and advice.
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ISBN 9798744751029
Publisher Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9798744751029
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By London, Jack
Category General & Literary Fiction
Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Science Fiction
Short Stories
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 56
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 3mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 72g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies
ONIX Text General/trade