The Ne'er-Do-Well

By: Beach, Rex; Christy, Howard Chandler

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First edition. No jacket, edges rubbed, quarter-inch tear to cloth along rear board edge, ink name to front paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1911 Hard Cover. 401 pp. Disgusted with his spendthrift son, Kirk Anthony's father has Kirk shanghaied and taken to Panama, where he attracts the attention of Mrs. Edith Cortlandt and falls in love with Chiquita, the daughter of a Panamanian general. He is able to get a railroad job through Edith's husband Stephen Cortlandt and decides to make something of himself when he meets Allen Allan, a Negro soldier of fortune. When the sudden death of Stephen Cortlandt ensues, Kirk is blamed until Edith produces a suicide note and clears his name. He succeeds in his railroad position and returns to the United States with Chiquita and is finally able to earn his father's respect.Keywords: REX BEACH HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY NE'ER-DO-WELL HISTORICAL FICTION

Title: The Ne'er-Do-Well

Author: Beach, Rex; Christy, Howard Chandler

Illustrator: Christy, Howard Chandler

Categories: Historical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1911

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2202223