Book #58763

Salesman in Beijing - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Arthur Miller

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1984.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Inge Morath

Price: $50.00

A Fine first Edition/First Printing housed in a Fine dust-jacket.

In Salesman in Beijing, Arthur Miller tells the story of a temp worker in China who is desperate to find a way to return to his family in the United States. Gao Xingjian, the protagonist, is forced to find work any way he can after being released from a detention center. He eventually lands a position as a salesman for a company that manufactures fireworks. Gao struggles to make ends meet, and his dream of returning to his family fades as he becomes more and more attached to his new life in China.; Photographs; 8vo; 253 pages.