Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xviii], 635,  pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1992.
A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing (preceding the trade edition.) SIGNED by author Gay Talese. This book has never been read and is in Fine condition.
Storyteller Gay Talese tells the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately his is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. A powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded, sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best.