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The Old Gods Laugh: A Modern Romance by  Frank Yerby - 1st Edition - 1964 - from The Bookworm and

The Old Gods Laugh: A Modern Romance

by Yerby, Frank

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New York: Dial Press, 1964. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: reddish cloth with gilt spine text; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket spine is slightly faded. Dust jacket art by Juilian Paul. Set in a revolution-ravaged Caribbean country, a story of an American foreign correspondent Peter Reynolds, who is plunged into the midst of the struggle. Peter realizes that the key to the revolution lies with a priest who is being held hostage by a band of rebel guerillas. The struggle reaches its climax when the 'old gods' who reside within the great volcano, erupt and pour their fury upon rulers and rebels alike. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 408 pages.


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