Book #24455

The Afterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Book #24455 The Afterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
The Afterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing
The Afterlife - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.
ISBN: 0679435832

A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally Fine dust-jacket, signed and inscribed (to a Virginia collector) by author John Updike on the front fly-leaf.

John Updike's account of Carter Billings for whom all of England has the glow of an afterlife: "A miraculous lacquer lay upon everything, beading each roadside twig, each reed of thatch in the cottage roofs, each tiny daisy trembling in the grass." Updike's collection of twenty-two stories; 8vo; [xii], 316, [8] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $59.25

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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