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Panama Passage

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Written in 1946, set in 1905. The first sentence reads: The wagon moved with a sluggishness positively saurian; and mud mixed with garbage, mud that was feculant and stank, rose on the wheels to slip off with a loud plop at the apex.
Novel, 442 pages
Published 1946 by Doubleday
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Franklin
Dec 13, 2015 Franklin rated it it was amazing
Copied from the net: "Panama Passage is the story of Harry Kellems, a young engineer, whose wealthy, spoiled, and pampered wife Phil decided to join him in plague-ridden, rudimentary Panama. Panama, in those days, was no place for a sheltered woman, but with the help of Colonel Gorgas, who valued Kellems as a loyal worker, the young couple managed to find not-too-bad quarters. On the boat which brought Phil to Panama, she met and became attracted to Captain Ward Wright, a romantic-looking ...more
Lea
Apr 12, 2011 Lea rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favorite books ever. It challenged my vocabulary. I had to keep the dictionary handy. I now also own a 1946 dictionary, so that helps.
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