Book #17795

In the Beginning - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Chaim Potok
In the Beginning - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Chaim Potok.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.
ISBN: 0394499603

First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with limited edgewear in Very Good dust-jacket with only few closed tears, minor tape repairs/reinforcement.

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Price: $25.00

Author Bio

Chaim Potok

Author and rabbi Chaim Potok was born February 17, 1929 in the Bronx. He decided to become a write after reading A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce. His novel, The Chosen (1967), won the Edward Lewis Wallant Prize and was nominated for the National Book Award. It was made into a major motion picture in 1981, starring Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger. Its sequel, The Promise (1969), won the Athenaeum Award in the year of publication. Chaim Potok died on died on July 23, 2002 in Merion, Pennsylvania.