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Zone Policeman 88; A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and Its Workersr
     

Zone Policeman 88; A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and Its Workersr

by Harry Alverson Franck
 
Strip by strip there opened out before me, as I climbed the "Thousand Stairs" to the red-roofed Administration Building, the broad panorama of Panama and her bay; below, the city of closely packed roofs and three-topped plazas compressed in a scallop of the sun-gleaming Pacific, with its peaked and wooded islands to far Taboga tilting motionless away to the curve of

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Strip by strip there opened out before me, as I climbed the "Thousand Stairs" to the red-roofed Administration Building, the broad panorama of Panama and her bay; below, the city of closely packed roofs and three-topped plazas compressed in a scallop of the sun-gleaming Pacific, with its peaked and wooded islands to far Taboga tilting motionless away to the curve of the earth; behind, the low, irregular jungled hills stretching hazily off into South America. On the third-story landing I paused to wipe the light sweat from forehead and hatband, then pushed open the screen door of the passageway that leads to police headquarters.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013860629
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
12/14/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
269 KB

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