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Orr, Fay. FREIGHTER HOLIDAY. New York: Hastings, (1941.) Hardcover First Edition

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First printing. A light-hearted and entertaining account of a young American girl's travels in the Caribbean by freighter (rather than cruise ship) in the period just before World War II. The trip began on the Mississippi River and went from New Orleans to Mobile to Tampa, before heading out to Jamaica, Guadulupe, Surinam, Trinidad and more. Illustrations by William Sanderson. 197 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. A very attractive copy. .

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