Book #29714

The Penitent - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Penitent - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Isaac Bashevis Singer.
The Penitent - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1983.

A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing, preceding the trade edition. Unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author and Nobel Prize winner Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Singer's tale of Joseph Shapiro. Joseph flees Poland during the era of Nazi aggression. He comes to America but eventually embarks on a spiritual journey that brings him to Israel.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [xviii], 169, [7] pages.

Price: $55.00

Author Bio

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (born November 21, 1902 in Leoncin, Congress Poland) was a Jewish author noted for his short stories. He is known as one of the leading figures of the Yiddish literary movement. Some of his works include Gimpel the Fool, Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, and The Golem . Singer received the Nobel Prize in 1978 for his “impassioned narrative art”. He died on July 24, 1991 in Surfside, Florida.

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