Prelude To The Monsoon

R 120.00  

Author: G. F. Jacobs
Publisher: Purnell (1973)
ISBN-10: 360000347
Condition: Very Good. Creasing to the cover and spine, minor stains to the top-edge of the text-block. Internally: clean and well bound. The bottom corner is torn off the half-title page -perhaps price clipped-, otherwise the leaves are bright and well bound.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 247
Dimensions: 20.3 x 12.7 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg
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This book traces the first beginnings of one of the great torrents of history as seen and recorded first-hand. Jacobs personal eyewitness account of the developments in Sumatra immediately after the Japanese surrender in August of 1945 combines the excitement and adventure of a fast-paced novel with a valuable record of a lost portion of history. Here is a man exceptionally well equipped to understand and help to solve the racial and psychological problems that confronted him in Sumatra, and which incidentally confronted him in a different for in his own country South Africa.

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