Book #18165

Facing Nature: Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Facing Nature: Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [2], x, 110, [6] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.
ISBN: 0394543858

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

Updike's fifth collection of poetry, sonnets touching upon death, aging, and, in a sequence describing a week in Spain, insomnia and dread. Following poems cover the seasons, planting trees and being buried, shadows and rain all the way to a tour of each of Jupiter's four major moons.

Price: $29.00

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.