Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, c1988.
A first American edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with sunning to the upper board edges and bumped corners in a Very Good dust-jacket that is scuffed.
This biography tells the story of one of the most prolific and influential French authors of the 19th century, Emile Zola. Zola is best known for his novels such as Germinal, Les Rougon-Macquart, and La Bete Humaine, which depict the harsh realities of life in 19th century France. Schom traces Zola's life from his childhood in rural France to his success as a writer, and examines the ways in which his work reflects the social and political changes of his time.; 8vo; 303 pages; TBC; FSA.