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PORT TROPIQUE A Novel: Gifford, Barry

PORT TROPIQUE A Novel

Gifford, Barry

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ISBN 10: 0679734929 / ISBN 13: 9780679734925
Published by Vintage, New York, 1991
Condition: Fine. Soft cover
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Third Edition. Softcover. First edition thus in the "Vintage Contemporaries" series, actually the third edition of this title. Inscribed by Gifford "For Francis Reeves on his birthday" on the title page at time of publication. Gifford's friend Marshall Clements was the model for the fictional character Francis Reeves (in LANDSCAPE WITH TRAVELER and FRANCIS GOES TO THE SEASHORE). This edition was softcover only. A splendid association. Bookseller Inventory # 20311

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Title: PORT TROPIQUE A Novel

Publisher: Vintage, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine.

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Third Edition.

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In a battered Central American town, Franz Hall, a man obsessed with the thought of death, becomes involved in a bizarre plot of smuggling and revolution

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The author of more than forty published works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, which have been translated into twenty-eight languages, BARRY GIFFORD began as a poet and musician. His most recent prose works are Sailor & Lula: The Complete NovelsSad Stories of the Death of Kings, and Memories from a Sinking Ship: A Novel. His most recent poetry collection is Imagining Paradise: New and Selected Poems (2012). Gifford lives in the San Francisco area and maintains a website at www.barrygifford.com.

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