The Pagan Madonna

The Pagan Madonna

by Harold MacGrath
     
 

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"[...]Whangpoo River. The hour no longer mattered; the point was to beat his competitors to the market-and often there was no market.
He did not call the white people foreign devils; he called them customers. That they worshipped a bearded Buddha was no concern of his. Born in the modern town, having spent twelve years in San Francisco, he was not heavily

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"[...]Whangpoo River. The hour no longer mattered; the point was to beat his competitors to the market-and often there was no market.
He did not call the white people foreign devils; he called them customers. That they worshipped a bearded Buddha was no concern of his. Born in the modern town, having spent twelve years in San Francisco, he was not heavily barnacled with tradition. He was shrewd, a suave bargainer, and as honest as the day is long. His English was fluent.
To-night he was angry with the fates. The ship was hours late. Moreover, it was a British transport, dropping down from Vladivostok. He would be wasting his time to wait for such passengers as came ashore. They [...]".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499182460
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/18/2014
Pages:
106
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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