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Author Name:    VON TEMPSKI, Armine

Title:   Born in Paradise. Eighth Printing

Publisher:    Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1940, 

Seller ID:   104242

VON TEMPSKI, Armine. Born in Paradise. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (copyright 1940). Eighth Printing. Pp (8),ix-x,(2),3-342. 8vo, black cloth,yellow lettering to front board and spine. An autobiography by one of Hawa ii's best known authors, Armine von Tempski (1892-1943). Contents : 1. Bornin Paradise. 2. My First Ride. 3. I See a Colt Born. 4. Circus Girls. 5. S harks. 6. I Meet a Magdalene. 7. Helen of Honolulu. 8. Feast of the Flying Fish. 9. Unlaid Ghosts and Farewell. 10. I Meet a God and Attend Hawaiian Church. 11. Christmas. 12. Kahuna. 13. "More Things in Heaven and Earth." 14. The Road Turns. 15. I Ride My First Horse Race. 16. My Paniolo. 17. A Baby and a Writer Are Born. 18. I Meet a Princess. 19. I Meet a Great Writer and Death Knocks at Our Door. 20. The Lone Eagle and His Nestlings. 21. Tiedto Death. 22. Hell's Holiday. 23. Deep Hawaii. 24. Ugly Dustling. 25. The House of the Sun. 26. Pacific Polo. 27. Regal Acres. 28. Onward. 29. The Island of Ghosts. 30. Chaotic Flight. 31. The Last Ride. 32. The Rain of the Chiefs. Glossary. Cocked, rubbed/smudged, faint circular stains to front board, name ticket, else good. 25.00

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