THE ADMIRAL'S BABY. Laurens Van der Post.

THE ADMIRAL'S BABY.

Pp. xii+340, frontispiece portrait, full page map, index; med. 8vo; qr. black paper, spine lettered in bronze, brown papered boards; dust wrapper; William Morrow, New York, 1996. First U.S. edition. *'As adviser to the Allied Forces, Laurens van der Post played a little-known but key role in maintaining peace in Indonesia at the end of World War II. The story, told here for the first time, begins in August 1945 (two weeks after the horror of Hiroshima) and immediately following the author's release from a brutal Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in Java' [wrapper blurb]. Item #138234

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