6 edition of Fong and the Indians. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PZ4.T394 Fo, PS3570.H4 Fo|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||199|
|LC Control Number||68023030|
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One wonders what the reaction today would be to Fong and the Indians, Paul Theroux’s second novel about an indigent Chinese storekeeper trying to eke out a living in a recently independent East African country, in which the very caucasian male author writes so satirically about a cast of mostly non-white characters (in fact, there is only one white character of any significance).Cited by: 2.
Fong and the Indians. One of the earlier novels from the author of "The Mosquito Coast" and "Doctor Slaughter", this is a comic-moral tale about an innocent Chinese store-keeper in East Africa. Although cheated and manipulated by those around him, Fong maintains his sorely-tried faith that "man is good"/5.
Fong and the Indians: A novel Hardcover – January 1, by Paul Theroux (Author)/5(2). PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books.
His novels include The Lower River and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari.
He lives in Hawaii and on Cape : Genre/Form: Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theroux, Paul.
Fong and the indians. New York: Ivy Books: Published by Ballantine,© Fong and the Indians is truly a charming tale and depicts Africa, it's cities and inhabitants to a tee. Fong is a lovable non-hero and the novel is a window into a typical African city in the early to late sixties.4/5(1).
Sam Fong was once a devoted carpenter, but British stupidity, African cupidity and Islamic buccaneering force him into an alien trade. The Indian Fakhru obligates Fong with such thoroughness and care that Fong is forever his.
FONG AND THE INDIANS. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., First edition. His second book. SIGNED BY THEROUX on the title page. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a touch of light rubbing, mild wear to head of spine and spine lettering just beginning to change tone.
Item # Price: $ Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and dated in the year of publication on the front endpaper: For Michael Ratcliffe / with best wishes / Paul Theroux / 23 Oct, Ratcliffe was literary editor at the Times during the period when Theroux was writing reviews for that publication.
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