Book #26774

The Winter Of Our Discontent - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Steinbeck

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1961.

Price: $219.00

A close to near fine first printing of the first edition, extremities of blue cloth boards and spine lightly sunned. Very Good dust jacket. The first regular issue, following a limited issue. Goldstone/Payne A38b.

Steinbeck's powerful novel of Ethan Hawley who struggles to provide for his family. The Great Depression hits his family hard and he must start from the bottom, working as a produce market clerk. Confronted by opportunities that question his integrity and common sense he is determined to own up to the name created by his predecessors; [viii], [5], 6-311, [1] pages.

Author Bio

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902—December 20, 1968) was one of the best-known of the 20th century. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and a total of twenty-five books, novels, non-fiction and short stories. In 1962 Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.