Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 12mo ; [x], 82,  pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.
A most attractive first American edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket.
The first autobiographical work of the German Nobel Prize winner, focusing on the crucial years of Böll's boyhood, 1933-1937, coinciding with Hitler's rise to power in Germany. Translated from the original German "Was soll aus dem Jungen bloss werden" by Leila Vennewitz.