Book #24459

Toward the End of Time - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Toward the End of Time - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Toward the End of Time - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [x], 334, [8] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
ISBN: 0375400060

A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed and inscribed by author John Updike on the front end paper.

John Updike's journal of 66-year-old Ben Turnbull who reflects about the onset of old age and his dwindling sex life in 2020, following the Sino-American War which the USA lost. He also attempts to cope with a changed America, in which Federal and State bureaucracy and law enforcement have disappeared to be replaced by gangs running protection rackets.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.

Price: $99.00

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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