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Lot 0067
  • Book Title: Dubin's Lives
  • Author: Bernard Malamud
  • Illustrator: Mark Bellerose
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Part of the First Edition Society series
  • Date: 1979
  • Green leather binding with gilt design

    Description: Dubin's Lives is the 7th novel by Bernard Malamud, an American novelist and short story writer considered one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. The title character in Dubin's Lives is a biographer working on a life of D. H. Lawrence.

  • Book Title: The Ghost Writer
  • Author: Philip Roth
  • Illustrator: Robert Heindel
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Part of the First Edition Society series
  • Date: 1979
  • Red leather binding with gilt design

    Philip Roth is an American novelist whose fictional works are known for their intensely autobiographical character, blurring the line between fiction and reality. The Ghost Writer is the first book in the Zuckerman Bound trilogy and addresses themes such as identity, and the condition of Jews in America.

  • Book Title: The Life I Really Lived
  • Author: Mary Jessamyn West
  • Illustrator: Will Harmuth
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1979
  • Part of the First Edition Society series
  • Red leather binding with gilt design

    Mary Jessamyn West was an American author of short stories and novels born in 1902 in Indiana. Her stories, although shaped by her imagination, are loosely based on tales told to her by her mother and grandmother of their life in rural Indiana.

  • Book Title: Recapitulation
  • Author: Wallace Stegner
  • Illustrator: Walter Rane
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1979
  • Part of the First Edition Society series
  • Red/orange leather binding with gilt design

    Wallace Earle Stegner was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian born in 1909. He is nicknamed "The Dean of Western Writers". In his novel Recapitulation, Stegner explores how life can be shaped by experiences seemingly remote and inconsequential.

  • Book Title: Two by O'Hara, The Man Who Could Not Lose and Far From Heaven
  • Author: John O'Hara
  • Illustrator: John Collier
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1979
  • Part of the First Society Edition series
  • Navy leather binding with gilt design

    John O'Hara was an American author born in 1905 known for his short stories and novels. As a keen observer of social status and class differences, O'Hara frequently wrote about socially ambitious people.

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  • Location: This item ships from Indiana.

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