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Excerpt from Tooth Man

An excerpt from Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast… [The Prussians] had been longing for colonial glory and established a settlement called Carlsruhe near Bluefields in the middle of the Nineteenth Century. They stayed a few years but the project “proved abortive, chiefly on account of the universally prevailing belief, that the climate is unhealthy […]

Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast

An excerpt from Tooth Man: Stories from Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast… “Luther was an early convert to American dentistry,” Nigel continued.  “He started his collection of gold fillings back when the American lumber companies were working here and gringo dentists would happen by. The gold was quite cheap in those days because it came straight from […]