Reprinted by A. L. Burt, New York, 1925.
This novel was serialized in Ladies' Home Journal in 1925. The first edition was issued in a double dust jacket, the outer jacket a complete wraparound designed to resemble an attache case. Its design was the same as the inner standard dust jacket.
"My Book Is Dedicated To My Friend Barton W. Currie To Whom I Owe Much."
Novel consisting of 18 chapters and 307 pages.
Dirck is disturbed to learn that, though he had recently reconciled
with his father, upon his father's death the estate was left to Dirck's
uncle with provision
for a small annuity to Dirck. Feeling that he can expect little sympathy from his uncle and that he should at least have the jewels which his mother had intended to leave to him, Dirck steals the bag containing the jewels, changes his identity, and leaves the country, first to Canada, then Europe, and finally to Algeria. In the process he realizes that watching after the bag with the jewels has difficulties he had not anticipated.
Unlike most of Terhune's later novels, this story has no dog anywhere in it, but does feature the falcon Fathma.
Chapter 1. AWill And No Way
Chapter 2. The Girl
Chapter 3. Fight and Flight
Chapter 4. Man Or Ghost?
Chapter 5. In a Far Country
Chapter 6. Masquerade
Chapter 7. A Wasted Crime
Chapter 8. The Dream
Chapter 9. The Falcon
Chapter 10. The Holdup
Chapter 11. Fathma's Debt Is Paid
Chapter 12. The Sheik
Chapter 13. In Strange Company
Chapter 14. Wholesale Bad News
Chapter 15. The Last Hope
Chapter 16. The Game Is Lost
Chapter 17. The Sheik Intervenes
Chapter 18. A Will And Two Ways
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