Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First American Edition
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Robert Van Gulik
A first american edition in very good+ condition in a like dust-jacket. The jacket bears a small tear to the lower edge near the spine.
In Necklace and Calabash, the reader is taken on a journey through the exotic world of the Congo. The story follows the fortunes of a young woman, Lulu, as she is forced to marry an old man she doesn't love in order to protect her family. Lulu's fate is ultimately tied to that of the Congo itself, as the country suffers from political unrest and violence. Necklace and Calabash is a captivating tale that is full of excitement and suspense.; Black and white drawings; 8vo; 144 pages.