Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.
First edition/first printing in about Fine condition, traces of sunning to board edges in Fine dust-jacket.
Cynthia Ozick's The Shawl is a haunting and beautifully written novel about a woman's search for identity and purpose in a world that has seemingly passed her by. Set in the days following World War II, the story revolves around the titular shawl, a talisman of sorts that becomes a pivotal part of the protagonist's life. As she struggles to find her way in a world that has changed beyond recognition, the shawl becomes a symbol of both hope and despair. Ozick's evocative writing and masterful storytelling make The Shawl a compelling and unforgettable read.; 8vo.