Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
A Fine first Printing of the First Edition with minimal wear to the burgundy cloth boards housed in a Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Gay Talese.
At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. The author of "The Kingdom and the Power" turns his literary powers to the subject of his own family, offering a powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience; 635 pages.