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The view from Pompey's Head

Author: Hamilton Basso
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. ©1954
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to investigate the mystery surrounding one of his client's authors, a major American novelist who lives on nearby Tamburlaine Island. Both painfully familiar and irrevocably  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Political fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Basso, Hamilton, 1904-1964.
View from Pompey's Head.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1954
(OCoLC)562253676
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hamilton Basso
OCLC Number: 279948
Description: 409 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Hamilton Basso.

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Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to investigate the mystery surrounding one of his client's authors, a major American novelist who lives on nearby Tamburlaine Island. Both painfully familiar and irrevocably altered, the landmarks and people in Pompey's Head resurrect for Page the sweep of his past life.

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