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The Farm on the River of Emeralds

by Thomsen, Moritz

First Edition

Price: $45.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b967-05
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 039475994X
  • ISBN 13: 9780394759944
  • Publisher: Vintage Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: ECUADOR FARMING CENTRAL AMERICA POVERTY

New York: Vintage Books, 1989. New York: Vintage, 1989. First Vintage Departures Book Edition. First printing. 8vo. Soft cover. 344 p. Thomsen, at age 53, dropped out and went back to the land in the jungles of Ecuador, where he set out to build a farm on the Esmeraldas River. He relates his struggles against hammering rains, withering droughts, failed crops, and disappearing markets, and observes the abject poverty that surrounds him. A scarce edition of a fascinating narrative. Fine.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.