Book #15094

Licks Of Love: Short Stories and a Sequel, "Rabbit Remembered" - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Licks Of Love: Short Stories and a Sequel, "Rabbit Remembered" - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Licks Of Love: Short Stories and a Sequel, "Rabbit Remembered" - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
ISBN: 0375411135

A wonderful first Trade edition/first printing (preceded only by a privately published Easton Press edition) in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This copy is signed by author John Updike directly on the front flyleaf.

The short stories in Updike's collection revisit many of the locales of his fiction. The title is derived from the story in which an American banjo virtuoso demonstrates his licks to an enthralled Soviet audience in the heart of the Cold War. Titles include The Women Who Got Away; Lunch Hour; New York Girl; My Father on the Verge of Disgrace; The Cats and others.

Price: $69.00

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.

The Books Tell You Why Guarantee

Consistent with, and exceeding the policies and Code of Ethics of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) and the Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC), Books Tell You Why guarantees the authenticity of autographed items for the lifetime of the original purchaser, i.e., Books Tell You Why will provide a full refund of the original purchasing price incl. two-way shipping at any time where lack of authenticity can be proven and where proof of purchase is supplied by the original purchaser.