Book #15168

The Alligators - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
The Alligators - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [1-4], 5-32 pages
Publisher: Mankato, MN: Creative Education Inc., c1990.

A most handsome first edition/first printing, De Bellis/Broomfield A131. Unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This short story was first published (as "The Same Door") in The New Yorker Magazine Magazine, March 22, 1958. A rather scarce title.

Charlie joins the others in his fifth grade class in tormenting and ridiculing the unpopular new girl Joan, until a strange dream prompts him to treat her differently. (From the publisher).

Price: $140.00

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.