Book #22500

Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xviii], 283, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
ISBN: 9780679442561
Illustrator: Illustrated by Paul Szep

A handsome first printing of the first Large Print edition in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author John Updike.

Updike has been writing about golf since he took the game up at the age of twenty-five. "In many weathers inner and outer amind many a green and winding landscape, I have asked myself what the peculiar bliss of this demanding game is, a bliss that at times threatens to relegate all the rest of life ... to the shadows." - John Updike; B & W Drawings.

Price: $159.00

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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