Book #14343

Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Steinbeck

Binding: Pamphlet
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1962.

A very attractive Special Limited edition of 3,200 copies/first printing in Fine condition.

Steinbeck's acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature on Dec. 10, 1962 in Stockholm in which he chastizes Mankind for his assumption of God-like power, warns of the responsibilities thereof, and praises literature as the mode of communication best suited for peaceful solutions.

Price: $490.00

Author Bio

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902—December 20, 1968) was one of the best-known of the 20th century. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and a total of twenty-five books, novels, non-fiction and short stories. In 1962 Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.