Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket.
Howard Fast's novel The Outsider tells the story of an American boy, Johnny, who is exiled to a small, poverty-ridden town in Italy after his father is killed in a car accident. Johnny is a talented artist and musician, but he is also a loner who is not used to the restrictions and customs of the town. He clashes with the residents and finds little in common with them. However, he befriends a boy named Pietro, who shows him the beauty of the nearby countryside. Johnny eventually returns to the United States, but he never forgot his experiences in Italy.; 8vo; $6.00.