Book #32436

S. - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
S. - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
ISBN: 0394568354

An attractive first edition/first printing in about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. De Bellis/Broomfield A121a.

Boston bred Sarah Worth, a latter-day Hester Prynne, leaves her stifling security to live in a commune in Arizona with a Hindu religious leader called the Arhat. Through letters and tapes she sends to her family and friends, Sarah relates her struggle to reconcile old values with new realities. "…a meditation upon American womanhood, a romance, and a religious comedy." (From the cover) ; [8], 279, [1] pages.

Price: $17.00

Author Bio

John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (Mar. 18, 1932 - Jan. 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series with Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest receiving the Pulitzer Prize. Updike was widely recognized for his careful craftsmanship and prolific output, having published more than 20 novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books.