Book #21305

Night - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Edna O'Brien
Book #21305 Night - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Edna O'Brien.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
ISBN: 0394482301

A bright first American edition/first printing in about Fine condition in dust-jacket with light sunning to spine. 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.

When nine-year-old Dubliner, Niamh, learns her mother has died, she is sent to live with her father in a small town in Ireland. Niamh is not happy about the change, as she misses her mother dearly. Niamh's father is a writer and he is working on a new novel. Niamh is not allowed to read the book, but she is allowed to listen to it when he reads it to her. One night, Niamh finds a key to the bookcase and she accidentally reads the book. She is horrified by the content and decides to tell her father what she has read. Her father is very upset and he decides to burn the book. Niamh is very upset and she decides to run away from home.; 8vo.

Price: $50.00