Book #14583

Roger's Version - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Book #14583 Roger's Version - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
ISBN: 0394554353

A handsome first trade edition/first printing Fine condition in alike dustjacket following a private publication by Franklin library. SIGNED by author John Updike directly on the title page. De Bellis/Broomfield A111b.

Dale Kohler is an earnest young student who wants to prove God's existence using a computer. He seeks the help of middle-aged divinity professor Roger Lambert who prefers to leave faith a mystery and finds Dale's visit rather disruptive. The project results in an affair between Dale and Roger's unhappy wife and also brings Roger into contact with the wild and sexy Verna, his half-sister's daughter; [x], 328, [6] pages.

Price: $59.00

Author Bio

John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (Mar. 18, 1932 - Jan. 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series with Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest receiving the Pulitzer Prize. Updike was widely recognized for his careful craftsmanship and prolific output, having published more than 20 novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books.

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