Book #15169

Bech At Bay - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Bech At Bay - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Bech At Bay - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; 1 leaf, [x], 240, [4] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
ISBN: 037540368X

A most beautiful first Trade edition/first printing preceded only by an Easton Press private publication in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author John Updike directly on the title page. De Belllis/Broomfield A166b.

A continuation of the chronicles of the protagonist of two of Updike's popular previous works, the "moderately well known Jewish-American writer," Henry Bech. The five stories herein follow Bech through Prague, France, Sweden, California, and New York, as a fictional counterpart through which Updike comments on the foibles--literary, academic, and cultural--of his, and our, times.

Price: $89.00

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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