Book #20564

Picked-Up Pieces - 1st Limited Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Book #20564 Picked-Up Pieces - 1st Limited Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Picked-Up Pieces - 1st Limited Edition/1st Printing
Picked-Up Pieces - 1st Limited Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.
ISBN: 0394498496

A handsome Special first edition/first printing, Limited to 250 copies SIGNED by author John Updike, this being "out of series". Unread Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with sun-faded spine and minor edge wear. Very Good sunned publisher's slip-case with only minor shelf wear. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century, as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.

In this compilation of his non-fiction work, John Updike discourses on other authors, the future of the novel, feminism, the nobility of Africa and how to improve ones golf swing. He approaches his subjects wholly, grouping the reviews topically, thus giving the collection continuity and a sense of progression; 8vo; Signed by Author.

Price: $150.00

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.

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