The Tent of Orange Mist. Paul West.

The Tent of Orange Mist

Softcover, New York: Scribner, 1995. First Edition. Near Fine. "A novel set in the mid-1930's, a time of social and cultural upheaval in Nanking, China. The warlord fled and Japanese troops rapidly invaded raping, looting and killing. Having no idea where her family is, Scald Ibis, a remarkable and empowered adolescent, was questioned of their whereabouts... At sixteen she is forced to work as a prostitute to keep her father, an eminient soldier alive...an incredibly dramatic story of how a father and daughter struggle to find one another." - Suzy Zengo. Includes copy of letter from Scribner Publicity Manager Suzy Zengo to "Reviewer" describing Paul West's latest (the respective) book, dated May 1995. Uncorrected proof. Ships same or next business day. Label of Scribner Publicity Manager Suzy Zengo on front cover. Head and tail of spine are bumped. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 272 pages. [Item #53111]

Price: $23.00

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