Author:Carol, Jacqueline [later Jacqueline Cooper]


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Cocktails and Camels

By: Carol, Jacqueline [later Jacqueline Cooper]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts: (c.1960)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13492


Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dj

[good solid copy, moderate shelfwear, light soiling to page edges, small stain near bottom of fore-edge; the jacket is lovely (had been long protected with a jacket cover, now replaced), bright and fresh-looking, with just a trace of soiling to the rear panel]. Uncommon memoir, "a wonderfully gay love letter to Alexandria, Egypt," written by a young Lebanese girl who grew up there before World War II. "With an irreverent touch she gives an account of her school days in a hilariously archaic convent which frowned on all sports as immodest except for mountain climbing which was pra... View more info