Book #15020

Lost in America - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Isaac Bashevis Singer
Lost in America - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Lost in America - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981.
ISBN: 0385157568
Illustrator: Illustrated by Raphael Soyer

A most handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Black cloth with very attractive paper boards. Slight discoloration to top edges. SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Isaac B. Singer.

Isaac Singer takes us back in time to the mid-Thirties, when he was a young man in Poland, struggling to eke out a living and dreaming of joining his brother in America. This is the tale of how he made that trip and found himself confronting a strange land where an uncertain future lay ahead (from the dust-jacket).

Singer is the seventh American and sole Yiddish writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which he received in 1978; B&W and Color Illustrations.

Price: $250.00

Author Bio

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (born November 21, 1902 in Leoncin, Congress Poland) was a Jewish author noted for his short stories. He is known as one of the leading figures of the Yiddish literary movement. Some of his works include Gimpel the Fool, Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, and The Golem . Singer received the Nobel Prize in 1978 for his “impassioned narrative art”. He died on July 24, 1991 in Surfside, Florida.

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