Book #14893

The Gift Of Asher Lev - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Chaim Potok
The Gift Of Asher Lev - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Chaim Potok.
The Gift Of Asher Lev - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [20], 369, [5] pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1990.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Bruce Waldman

A beautiful special Limited First Edition/First Printing in unread Fine condition, preceding the trade edition. SIGNED by author Chaim Potok.

In Potok's sequel to his novel "My Name Is Asher Lev" about a world-renowned artist whose paintings of the crucifixion scandalized the Hasidic community, the title character attempts to explain his choice of subject matter to his Orthodox parents.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker. Simply superb quality. Franklin Library at its best.

Price: $59.00

Author Bio

Chaim Potok

Author and rabbi Chaim Potok was born February 17, 1929 in the Bronx. He decided to become a write after reading A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce. His novel, The Chosen (1967), won the Edward Lewis Wallant Prize and was nominated for the National Book Award. It was made into a major motion picture in 1981, starring Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger. Its sequel, The Promise (1969), won the Athenaeum Award in the year of publication. Chaim Potok died on died on July 23, 2002 in Merion, Pennsylvania.

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