Book #56445

James Purdy - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Stephen D. Adams

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Vision, 1976.

Price: $41.25

A handsome first Edition/First Printing housed in an equally unblemished dust-jacket.

James Purdy is a novel set in the fictional town of West Egg on Long Island in 1922. The novel's narrator, an unnamed young man, tells the story of Purdy, an enigmatic and tormented artist who is struggling to find his place in the world. The novel explores Purdy's relationships with the people around him, and the ways in which they affect his creative process.; 8vo; 166 pages; Price? ? ?