Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.
A wonderful first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with some soiling and edgewear in an alike dust-jacket with soiling, rubbing and chipping.
This is a biography of James Jones, one of America's greatest writers. MacShane covers Jones' life from his childhood in rural North Carolina to his long, successful career as a writer. He discusses Jones' novels, short stories, and essays, as well as his efforts to promote American literature overseas. MacShane provides a detailed account of Jones' life and work, and makes thoughtful observations on his importance as an American writer.; 355 pages; TBC.