White Hands. Arthur STRINGER.

White Hands. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1927).

First Edition. Big business mogul regrets raising his daughters in such a way that their hands never get dirty and decides to send them to a primitive camp in the Northern Lakes to toughen them up. "He came home after five months, to find his daughters out at all hours of the night, caught up in the footless dissipation's of a fast crowd, bored even with their jazz age luxuries, their drinking, their idleness - the flasks, the cocktail shakers, the makeup paraphernalia, the bedrooms smelling like a Turkish harem." Basis for the 1928 black and white silent Paramount Pictures film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring Esther Ralston, Mary Doran and a very young Gary Cooper. Near Fine, bookshop stamp at front endpaper and first page of text, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at spine ends, short closed tears at edges.

Price: $165.00

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