Book #19840

Trying To Save Piggy Sneed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Irving
Book #19840 Trying To Save Piggy Sneed - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Irving.
Trying To Save Piggy Sneed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Arcade Publishing, c1996.
ISBN: 1559703237

An attractive first edition/first printing in Very Nearly Fine condition, little soiling along page edges in Fine dust-jacket, SIGNED by author John Irving directly on the title page.

A dozen of Irving's short works spanning thirty years of writing. Three memoirs (including an account of Irving's dinner with President Reagan), six short stories he considered "finished" and three essays of appreciation in the final section, one on Günter Grass and two on Charles Dickens all with his added author notes; [xii], 432, [4] pages.

Price: $120.00

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.

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