Book #17623

The Assignation - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Joyce Carol Oates
Book #17623 The Assignation - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Joyce Carol Oates.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Ecco Press, 1988.
ISBN: 0880012005

A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket.

Set in 1950s New York City, this novel tells the story of Esther Greenwood, a young woman who is handed over by her parents to their wealthy friend, Ruth, in order to protect her from a life of poverty. Esther is to be Ruth's personal assistant and live in her luxurious apartment while attending to her every need. However, Esther quickly realizes that she is not content with this life and sets out to find her own path in the world.; 8vo.

Price: $50.00

Author Bio

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American author and the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978.Her first novel, With Shuddering Fall, was publishes when she was twenty-six years old. Her novel Them received the National Book Award in 1970. Oates has also written under the pseudonyms "Rosamond Smith" and "Lauren Kelly."