Book #50845

The Clocks of Columbus: the Literary Career of James Thurber - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Charles S. Holmes
Book #50845 The Clocks of Columbus: the Literary Career of James Thurber - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Charles S. Holmes.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1972.

A first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, stamp to front endpaper in a price-clipped Near Fine dust-jacket.

In "The Clocks of Columbus," Charles S. Holmes tells the story of one of the most original and influential American writers of the twentieth century, James Thurber. Thurber was born in 1894 and died in 1961, but his work remained popular long after his death. Holmes explores Thurber's literary career, from his early short stories and sketches to his more famous works, including "The Catcher in the Rye," "The Thurber Prize Stories," and "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm." Holmes provides a rich and insightful analysis of Thurber's works and demonstrates the tremendous influence he had on twentieth century American literature.; 8vo; 360 pages.

Price: $49.00