Item #14069 Desert Ships. Nora Laing.
Desert Ships

Desert Ships

London: Skeffington & Son, 1936.

First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #14069

Cover stain, light cock, light tone, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "This very remarkable novel deals entirely with a community of people (mostly tubercular) who are sent to a Health Camp in the desert of Arizona, as a last chance of living or possible recovery." Uncommon first novel by South African-born, Hollywood correspondent Nora Laing. She had previously lived in Phoenix to treat her Canadian war veteran husband's tuberculosis. She went on to help found the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and its Golden Globe awards.; 288, 32 ad pages.

Price: $69.95

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