Book #19883

Letting Go - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Philip Roth
Letting Go - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [viii], 630, [2] pages
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1962.

A stated first printing of the first edition, minor ink stain to back board, minor traces of foxing in Very Near Fine condition, in alike dust-jacket, light chipping to spine-ends, SIGNED by author Philip Roth on the title page. A very collectible copy of Roth's second novel.

Letting Go is Philip Roth's first full-length novel, published when he was twenty-nine. Set in 1950s Chicago, New York, and Iowa City, Letting Go presents a fictional portrait of a mid-century America defined by social and ethical constraints and by moral compulsions conspicuously different from those of today.

Price: $1,350.00

Author Bio

Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, March 19, 1933. He began publishing short stories in 1956. His first book, Goodbye, Columbus (1959) won the National Book Award, and since then he has published more than twenty-two books. In the 1990s, Roth won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Patrimony (1991), the PEN/Faulkner Award for Operation Shylock (1993), and the National Book Award for Sabbath's Theater (1995). American Pastoral (1997) and I Married a Communist (1998), the first two volumes of the American's trilogy that culminates in The Human Stain received the Pulitzer Prize and many others.

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