Book #12063

A Turn In The South - 1st Edition/1st Printing

V. S. Naipaul

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [20], 307, [3] pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1989.

A special Limited first edition/first printing copy preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by AUTHOR and 2001 Nobel Prize-winning author V. S. Naipaul in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.

Naipaul's first book dealing with the United States is a revealing summary of his encounters with Southerners of all types, some eager to talk, others inclined to be guarded. An account of insights into a complex region and its culture of "order and faith and music and melancholy."

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: $65.00

Author Bio

V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V.S." Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, August 17, 1932. In 1971, Naipaul became the first person of Indian origin to win a Booker Prize for his book In a Free State. Naipaul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 and awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.

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