Book #14304

To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Saul Bellow
To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Saul Bellow.
To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1976.
ISBN: 0670717290

A handsome first edition/first printing in Very Near Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Saul Bellow directly on the half title page. Small area with sticker residue on front end page.

Nobel Prize winner Bellow's personal account of his 1975 sojourn in Israel is a journey "into the heart of one of the most tragic and complex issues of this century. " (from the cover) Bellow paints portraits of the famous (Prime Minister Itzak Rabin, the Armenian Archbishop, Isaac Stern) and the unknown, all of whom share in the unique spirit and challenge of Israel's history and future.

Price: $360.00

Author Bio

Saul Bellow

Born Solomon Bellows (Jun. 10, 1915 - Apr. 5, 2005). Acclaimed Canadian-born American writer. He won the International Literary Prize in 1965 for Herzog, the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, the Pulitzer Prize in the same year for Humboldt's Gift and the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He was the first novelist to win the National Book Award three times, 1954 for The Adventures of Augie March, 1965 for Herzog, and 1971 for Mr. Sammler's Planet.

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