Book #58731

Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Thomas Wright

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008.
ISBN: 0805089934

Price: $50.00

A Fine first Edition/First Printing housed in a Fine dust-jacket that has some creasing around the upper spine.

Built of Books is a biography of Oscar Wilde written by Thomas Wright. Wright takes the reader on a journey from Wilde's childhood in Ireland to his dramatic and scandalous career as a writer, speaker, and theatrical performer. Wright tells Wilde's story through his own words and those of Wilde's contemporaries, providing a unique and intimate look at one of the most influential figures in English literature.; 8vo; 370 pages.