A beachcomber in the Orient

The writer recounts his experiences as he travelled by land and water through Indochina, Siam, the Malay States, Singapore, the Philippines, Japan, China and Hong Kong. His narrative includes descriptions of places and people, incidents and impressions and snippets of conversations.

 

Title
A beachcomber in the Orient
Creator
Foster, Harry L. (Harry La Tourette), 1894-1932
Subject
East Asia--Description and travel
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
Geographical areas and countries
Publisher
J. Lane, Bodley Head, 1923
Digital Description
application/pdf, 44153 KB, 502 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
ch. 1. The fool-killer strikes
ch. 2. In the Paris of the jungle
ch. 3. Up the Mekong to Pnom Penh
ch. 4. Through Cambodia by sampan
ch. 5. Hitting the trail with Henri
ch. 6. Overland through Siam
ch. 7. The city of the great white angels
ch. 8. By freight car to the Malay States
ch. 9. On the beach, in Singapore
ch. 10. In a waterfront grog-shop
ch. 11. By cargo boat to the Philippines
ch. 12. A tourist in Japan
ch. 13. Sing-song and opera in Shanghai
ch. 14. The nightmare city of Canton
ch. 15. Back to Hong Kong.
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