Book #46327

Seek My Face - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [10], [1-2] 3-276 [277-8] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.
ISBN: 0375414908

Price: $250.00

A most attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author John Updike directly on the front flyleaf. De Bellis/Broomfield A186a;

John Updike’s twentieth novel, like his first, The Poorhouse Fair (1959), takes place in one day, a day that contains much conversation and some rain. The seventy-eight-year-old painter Hope Chafetz recapitulates, through the story of her own career, the triumphant, poignant saga of postwar American art. (From the dustjacket).

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.

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