Book #15148

Due Considerations: Essays and Criticisms - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Due Considerations: Essays and Criticisms - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Due Considerations: Essays and Criticisms - 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, 1997.
ISBN: 0307266400

A most beautiful first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This copy is signed by author John Updike directly on the title page.

This collection of essays and literary criticism opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies and continues on to essays on topics ranging from China and small change to faith and books, poker, cars, and the American libido. The last, informal section of the book contains more or less autobiographical pieces-reminiscences, friendly forewords, comments on the author's own recent works, responses to probing questions.

Price: $290.00

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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