Book #59812

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: $30.94

A Fine first Printing of the First Edition in a Fine dust-jacket.

James Purdy is a novel set in the fictional town of Ophir, New Hampshire. The novel's protagonist, 15-year-old Jimmy Purdy, struggles with the aftermath of a family tragedy. Jimmy's older brother, Tim, was killed in a car accident, and Jimmy is left to care for their mother and sister. Jimmy's struggles with grief and his adjustment to his new life are the focus of the novel.; 8vo; 166 pages.