Book #17088

A Son of the Circus - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Irving
A Son of the Circus - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Irving.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1994.
ISBN: 0679434968

A handsome first Trade edition/first printing (only preceded by a private publication of the Franklin Library) in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket.

Indian born and educated in Vienna, 59-year-old orthopedic surgeon Farrokh Daruwalla is a Canadian citizen living in Toronto. He returns periodically to Bombay to care for crippled children. On this visit he will be reacquainted with a double murder for which he was the examining physician 20 years earlier; xviii, 633, [5] pages.

Price: $29.00

Author Bio

John Irving

John Winslow Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving is well known for his recurring themes throughout his novels, such as New England, deadly accidents, and bears. His 1985 novel, The Cider House Rules, was turned into a film and won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award in 1999 for the script. Additionally, Irving’s 1981 novel, The Hotel New Hampshire was turned into a film in 1984.