Titel: Tin Roofs and Palm Trees: A Report on the ...
Verlag: Univ of Washington Pr, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Zustand: Very Good in Good dust jacket
Red and black boards w/ silver titling on spine. DJ is unclipped. Map on EPS. Has some b/w photos. Professional book dealer since 1975. All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 027363
Inhaltsangabe: An authoritative and readable introduction to the South Seas today. From the strange cargo cults of New Guinea to the Plight of tiny Naura, whose terrain is daily being digested by phosphate-gobbling steam shovels, the story is alive, personal and important.
Über den Autor:
Robert Trumbull was born in Chicago in 1912 and graduated from the University of Washington at Seattle. He worked as a reporter for the Honolulu Advertiser from 1933 to 1943 but began writing for the New York Times in 1941, serving during World War II as the Times war correspondent in the Pacific theater until 1945. The US Navy awarded him the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon for his wartime reports. After the war he continued writing for the Times, serving as a foreign correspondent, chief correspondent, and bureau chief in such places as Japan, the Philippines, South and Southeast Asia, Tokyo, China, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands, and Canada. As well as contributing articles on Asian and Pacific affairs to Encyclopedia Americana, Reader s Digest, Saturday Review, and New York Times Magazine, he was the author of ten nonfiction books. For his The Scrutable East: A Correspondent s Report on Southeast Asia, he won the Overseas Press Club s Cornelius Ryan Award in 1964, an award given yearly for best nonfiction book on international affairs.
Stephanie Norris trained at the BBC and worked for many years as a writer and producer in commercial television and radio. In 1985 her life took a different path and she began studying astrology, which led to training in psychic development. She now works as a professional astrologer, arts adviser, and script consultant.
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