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A Town Like Alice by  Nevil SHUTE - Hardcover - Reprint. - 1956 - from Mainly Fiction (SKU: 031972)

A Town Like Alice

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A Town Like Alice

by SHUTE, Nevil

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
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About This Item

London: Heinemann, 1956 Red cloth titled in gilt on spine, film scene dust jacket. A small gift inscription and store stamp in front. Dust jacket is price clipped, tiny tears to top edge, in a clear film protective sleeve.

Synopsis

A Town Like Alice is a novel by the Australian author Nevil Shute. It tells the story of Jean Paget; as a prisoner of war in Malaya during World War II and then her return to Malaya after the war where she discovers something that leads her on the search for romance and to a small outback community in Australia where she sets out to turn it into 'a town like Alice'. It was first published in 1950 when Shute had newly settled in Australia.

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On Feb 18 2012, jonanhereandnowyahoocom said:
Engaging read, hard to put down.

Details

Bookseller
Mainly Fiction NZ (NZ)
Bookseller Inventory #
031972
Title
A Town Like Alice
Author
SHUTE, Nevil
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1956
Bookseller catalogs
Nevil Shute;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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