Book #18173

Marry Me: A Romance - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Book #18173 Marry Me: A Romance - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
ISBN: 039440856X

First edition/first printing, slightly slanted in Near Fine condition with minor water staining and lightly soiled page edges in alike dust-jacket. De Bellis/Broomfield A59b.

Updike's eighth novel is subtitled "A Romance" because, in his words, "People don't act like that any more." Jerry Conant and Sally Mathias, in the Greenwood, CT of 1962 are in love and want to get married, though they are already married to others..... (from the dust-jacket) ; [xii], 303, [5] pages.

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.