Book #29846

Between Father and Son: Family Letters - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

V. S. Naipaul

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; xiv, 297, [7] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
ISBN: 0375407308

An most attractive first printing of the first American edition in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author V. S. Naipaul directly on the title page.

After leaving his homeland of Trinidad at the age of 17 to pursue an education at Oxford, "Vido" Naipaul carried on a faithful correspondence with his father for four years. Father and son candidly conversed about life, loneliness and hardships, and they encouraged each other to persevere with their writing. Seepersand Naipaul's aspirations went unrealized, but Vido's triumphant career vindicates his father's sacrifice.

Price: $190.00

Author Bio

V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V.S." Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, August 17, 1932. In 1971, Naipaul became the first person of Indian origin to win a Booker Prize for his book In a Free State. Naipaul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 and awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.

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