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The Blackbirder

by Dorothy B. Hughes

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Published by Thorndike Press, Chivers Press in Thorndike, Me, Bath, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Large type books,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- New Mexico -- Fiction,
    • Fugitives from justice -- Fiction,
    • Women -- New Mexico -- Fiction,
    • Deserts -- Fiction,
    • New Mexico -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDorothy B. Hughes.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3515.U268 B58 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p. ;
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL45970M
      ISBN 100786222174, 0754039994
      LC Control Number99043728

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Visit » About. Column. CONTACT. Customer. First published in wartimeThe Blackbirder draws the reader into the intrigues, fears, and suspicions, even paranoia, surrounding refugees like Julie.

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Dorothy B. Hughes. Dorothy B. Hughes () was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and lived most of her life in New Mexico. A journalist and a poet, she began publishing hard-boiled crime novels inthree of which were made into successful films: The Fallen Sparrow (), Ride the Pink Horse () and In a Lonely Place ().

In her later years. ‘The Blackbirder’ was written in and is set about the same time; it starts in a New York rathskeller then careers across the country ending in Santa Fe.

The heroine Julie, a refugee from occupied Paris, is running for her life from the Nazi’s, from her family, and from the : Desperate Reader.

A notorious incident of the blackbirding trade was the voyage of the brig Carl, organised by Dr James Patrick Murray, to recruit labourers to work in the plantations of Fiji. Murray had his men reverse their collars and carry black books, so to appear to be church missionaries.

When islanders were enticed to a religious service, Murray and his men would produce guns and. The Blackbirder is a sinister figure, but he offers a refuge, smuggling bodies through the skies: a thousand dollars will buy a passage across the border into the sunlit peace of New Mexico.

Julie Guille is desperate. THE BLACKBIRDER. New York: Duell, Sloane, Pearce, (). First edition. SIGNED by Hughes. Blackbirding is the coercion of people to work as labourers. From the s, blackbirding ships in the Pacific sought workers to mine the guano deposits on the Chincha Islands in Peru.

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With no resources at her disposal but a smuggled diamond necklace and her own razor-sharp wits, Julie must navigate a tangle of dangers—and take a stand in the worldwide struggle that has shattered the lives of .