Book #18702

The Cider House Rules - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Irving
The Cider House Rules - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Irving.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; 560 pages
Publisher: New York: William Morrow and Company, 1985.
ISBN: 068803036X

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

The heart-wrenching story of orphan Homer Wells and his guardian, Dr. Wilbur Larch who follows Homer on his journey from innocence to experience, and his struggle to find his place in the world. Irving also wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1999 film adaptation of the novel starring Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, and Michael Caine.

Price: $90.00

Author Bio

John Irving

John Winslow Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving is well known for his recurring themes throughout his novels, such as New England, deadly accidents, and bears. His 1985 novel, The Cider House Rules, was turned into a film and won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award in 1999 for the script. Additionally, Irving’s 1981 novel, The Hotel New Hampshire was turned into a film in 1984.