Book #18176

Museums & Women And Other Stories - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Museums & Women And Other Stories - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [2], x, 282, [6] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972.
ISBN: 0394481739

A handsome first edition/first printing in about Fine condition with small water stain at head in alike dust-jacket with a crease to front flap. De Bellis/Broomfield A44a.

Early and comprehensive collection of short stories, essays, and vignettes. Updike tries on ten surreal modes and ornaments his texts with an array of stolen illustrations. Lastly, five stories portray the evolving, everlasting marriage of the Maples, an imaginary couple first appearing in the 1956 New Yorker. (from the dust-jacket).

Price: $69.00

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.