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Come, Tell Me How You Live

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Come, Tell Me How You Live

by MALLOWAN, Agatha Christie

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. Second American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [8],9-192pp; illus. Remainder dot to upper edge of textblock, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $8.95), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears, a small abrasion and patch of sticker residue to front panel; Very Good+. Reissue of Christie's narrative of an archaeological expedition she undertook with her husband, Sir Max Mallowan (published in 1946).

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Come, Tell Me How You Live is a short book of autobiography and travel literature by crime writer Agatha Christie. It is one of only two books she wrote and had published under both of her married names of "Christie" and "Mallowan" (the other being Star Over Bethlehem and other stories) and was first published in the UK in November 1946 by William Collins and Sons and in the same year in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company.

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On May 25 2012, Cat 4 Paws said:
A must for Agatha junkies, although not her usual fare. It is an account of her journeys to Syria with her archaeologist husband, Max Mallowan. As Agatha says, "It is, in fact, small beer--a very little book, full of every day doings and happenings." It is comical at times, and sad at times. It also gives an unintended view of the attitudes and standards of westerners in a backward Middle Eastern country in the 1930s. Still, beautifully written. The book itself was "used - like new" and was in perfect condition, leather bound, and from a "collection". Delivery was prompt. I think I love this site. Prices were lower than Amazon.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
54274
Title
Come, Tell Me How You Live
Author
MALLOWAN, Agatha Christie
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Second American Edition
Publisher
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1974
Bookseller catalogs
Israel - Palestine - Middle East;

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
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Remainder
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Gilt
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