Book #18184

Self-Consciousness - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Self-Consciousness - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.
ISBN: 039457222X

A handsome first Trade edition/first printing (preceded only by a private publication by Easton Press) in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket.

John Updike seven chapter summary about his childhood, on ailments both horrible (psoriasis) and hilarious (his experiences at the hands of a dentist) , on his stuttering, on his feelings during the Vietnam War, on his ancestors, his religion and of course, about his innermost self.

Price: $49.00

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.