The idea of acting as front man for a Chinese pirate appeals to Nilsen's sense of humor. But what begins as a simple, if not entirely legal, matter of paper-shuffling ends up with Nilsen in an Indonesian jail. "Tops for its picture os Southeast Asia, in all its color and turmoil."--James M. Cain, The New York Times Book Review.
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In this classic thriller, two American tourists find more adventure than they bargained for when they get involved with Chinese gun smugglers and Muslim revolutionaries, learning first hand about the intrigue of the post-colonial world.
Greg and Dorothy Nilsen had wanted to go on an adventurous trip, see some of the more out-of-the-way places. But the cruise they were on was turning out to be a bore. So when the gracious Mr. Tan requests that Greg take a side trip to Singapore to resolve a bureaucratic detail involving a consignment of small arms, Greg is surprisingly receptive. All he has to do is sign some papers, he's told, and he'll be paid a handsome fee. And everything does go smoothly, until it comes to getting a check co-signed by the rebel leader...
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Book Description Fontana, Glasgow, 1974. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 5th Printing. To view other titles by this author enter the kewords; XDCX, XJGX, Ambler or Thriller. In excellent condition with very minor wear previous owner's name in ink inside front fly o/w tight clean and square. Gun runners in south east asia. Bookseller Inventory # 002310
Book Description Fontana - Collins, 1974. Couverture souple. Book Condition: bon. RO60076845: 224 pages. Fontana, 2082. In-12 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos plié. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon. Bookseller Inventory # RO60076845