Book #57754

Towards the Mountain: an Autobiography

Alan Paton

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: Second Printing
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977.
ISBN: 0684165961

Price: $45.00

A handsome Second Printing in Fine condition in a shelfworn dust-jacket that is otherwise Fine.

Alan Paton's Towards the Mountain is a poignant and introspective autobiography that reflects on the author's personal growth and transformation. Paton was born in South Africa in 1913, and during the apartheid era he experienced firsthand the injustices and inequalities that plagued the country. After moving to Canada in the 1950s, Paton began working on his memoir, which he completed just before his death in 1988. Towards the Mountain is a moving and inspiring account of one man's journey towards self-awareness and enlightenment.; 8vo; 320 pages.