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Van Der Post, Laurens

ISBN 10: 0701219009 / ISBN 13: 9780701219000
Editorial: Hogarth Press, London, UK, 1982
Condición: Collectible - New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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BRAND NEW & Collectible. First UK Edition, First Thus. One of several authobiographic books Afrikaner, farmer, war hero, journalist and writer Sir Laurens Jan van der Post (1906 - 1996) penned. This volume, the title taken from T.S. Eliot's poem "Little Gidding", recounts his childhood love of the ships and sea, and two voyages made as a young man: the first in a whaling ship whose Norwegian captain greatly influenced his world view, and the second, a journey to Japan in 1926. with Polmer in 1926.A colorful personage in life, and a controversial one in death. A number of writers have questioned the integrity of van der Post memoirs and travel books; one such book is J.D.F. Jones's "Storyteller: The Many Lives of Laurens van der Post" (2001). N° de ref. de la librería 010014

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Editorial: Hogarth Press, London, UK

Año de publicación: 1982

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Collectible - New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First UK Edition, First Thus

Tipo de libro: First U.K. Edition, First Thus

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Yet Being Someone Other


""Yet Being Someone Other is undoubtedly the most unusual and unplaceable of all the dozen or more books Sir Laurens has written. Like most of them it is heavily autobiographical; but as one would expect from Sir Laurens, it is also much more than that - a kind of prolonged meditation on the part played in his life and that of the post-Renaissance modern world by ships and the sea." - Christopher Booker, "The Times

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

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