Book #26570

The Elephant Vanishes - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Haruki Murakami

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 327, [1] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.
ISBN: 0679420576

Price: $370.00

A handsome first printing of the first American edition in just about Fine condition, minor nudge to top tip in Fine dust-jacket.

Murakami's collection of 17 short stories has been described as "assault on the normal", showcasing his trademark humor, wit, and versatility while spinning tales about his favorite topic: humanity. Translated from the Japanese by Alfred Birnbaum and Jay Rubin.

Author Bio

Haruki Murakami

born January 12, 1949, Murakami is a best-selling Japanese writer of of fiction and non-fiction. Awards include the Franz Kafka Prize (2006), the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award (2006) and the Jerusalem Prize (2009).

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