Ship of Fools

Ship of Fools

Book - 1984 | First Back Bay paperbacks edition.
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The story takes place in the summer of 1931, on board a cruise ship bound for Germany. Passengers include a Spanish noblewoman, a drunken German lawyer, an American divorcee, a pair of Mexican Catholic priests. This ship of fools is a crucible of intense experience, out of which everyone emerges forever changed. Rich in incident, passion, and treachery, the novel explores themes of nationalism, cultural and ethnic pride, and basic human frailty that are as relevant today as they were when the book was first published in 1962.
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 1984.
Edition: First Back Bay paperbacks edition.
Copyright Date: ©1962
ISBN: 9780316713900
0316713902
Branch Call Number: POR
Characteristics: 497 pages.

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