Book #10740

The Counterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Philip Roth
The Counterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Philip Roth.

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xviii], 324, [4] pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1986.

A special Limited first edition preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by AUTHOR Philip Roth. This book has never been read and is in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.

Zuckerman's account of his younger brother Henry and the story about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape. Wherever they may find themselves, the characters of The Counterlife are tempted by the prospect of an alternative existence that can reverse their fate.

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: $135.00

Author Bio

Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, March 19, 1933. He began publishing short stories in 1956. His first book, Goodbye, Columbus (1959) won the National Book Award, and since then he has published more than twenty-two books. In the 1990s, Roth won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Patrimony (1991), the PEN/Faulkner Award for Operation Shylock (1993), and the National Book Award for Sabbath's Theater (1995). American Pastoral (1997) and I Married a Communist (1998), the first two volumes of the American's trilogy that culminates in The Human Stain received the Pulitzer Prize and many others.

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