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The Savage Gentleman : Bison Frontiers of Imagination - Philip Wylie

The Savage Gentleman

Bison Frontiers of Imagination

By: Philip Wylie, Richard A. Lupoff (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2011
ISBN: 9780803234604
Number Of Pages: 186

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Betrayed by his wife, Stephen Stone spirits his son, Henry, away to a remote tropical island and trains him to be an ideal physical specimen and a perfect gentleman. After years of isolation, Henry Stone is now a young man, standing a full six feet two inches tall and weighing 190 pounds. His hair is bronze, his eyes turquoise, his skin mahogany—a magnificent man. When Henry finally returns to civilization, he finds that his father’s business has grown into a news empire. Though he is the owner of this huge conglomerate, a great conversationalist and excellent company, well versed in etiquette, and extraordinarily nice, Henry has never seen a woman. Indeed his father has taught him never to trust a female and that love itself is a myth. When Henry collides with the contemporary world and the modern woman, the collision is necessarily fascinating and complicated for both Henry and the society he is discovering.

"[This book] captures one's interest and steadily tightens its grip." New York Times "Excitement in plenty." Boston Transcript

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ISBN: 9780803234604
ISBN-10: 0803234600
Series: Bison Frontiers of Imagination
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 186
Published: 1st January 2011
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.3  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23

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