Book #20617

Boston Boy - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Nat Hentoff
Book #20617 Boston Boy - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Nat Hentoff.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.

A nice first edition/first printing, in about Fine condition, with very slight sunning to caps and top edge in alike dust-jacket. 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.

Nat Hentoff's Boston Boy is an intimate memoir of a boyhood spent in the city during the 1940s and 1950s. Hentoff vividly captures the excitement of baseball games at Fenway Park, the camaraderie of neighborhood boys, and the challenges of growing up in a tight-knit Jewish community. With its evocative descriptions of Boston neighborhoods and events, Boston Boy is a charming and nostalgic look at a time and place that has long disappeared.; 8vo.

Price: $50.00