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A Good Man Is Hard To Find

By O'Connor, Flannery


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A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories (published in England as The Artificial Nigger and Other Tales) is a collection of short stories by American author Flannery O'Connor. The collection was first published in 1955. The subjects of the short stories range from baptism ("The River") to serial killers ("A Good Man Is Hard to Find") to human greed and exploitation ("The Life You Save May Be Your Own").

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A Good Man is Hard to Find (First Edition)

O'Connor, Flannery

New York: Harcourt 1955, Brace. First Edition. First Edition, first issue. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, first issue dust jacket. Jacket is lightly soiled, with a short closed tear to the rear panel, and minor chipping. Importantly, the jacket has absolutely none of the fading nearly always found at the spine, making it uncommon in our experience. In a customer quarter-leather clamshell box.

  • Published: Brace
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Royal Books, Inc.
$2,250.00

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

O'CONNOR, Flannery

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First Edition. First State of the text, with "tyring" for "trying" on page 125. Octavo (21cm.); black textured boards with titles stamped in pink and orange on the spine; dustjacket; 251pp. Near Fine, but for a few pinpoint rubs along the edges. The First Issue dustjacket is unclipped, displaying the usual fading to the spine, toning along the rear flap fold, and some light edgewear. The author's second book and first collection of stories, which have become synonymous with the Southern Gothic tradition.

  • Published: 1955
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Lorne Bair Rare Books
$1,850.00

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

O'CONNOR, Flannery

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. (1955). First. First edition, first issue. Very slightly cocked, and a little rubbed, near fine in near very good first issue dustwrapper with only modest fading to the red portion of the spine, a couple of small chips, and dampstains on the rear panel. The author's masterpiece, her second book and first of short stories. A breathtaking collection of horror tales that probe the darkest heart of the South through the use of traditional "Southern Gothic" writing mixed with a nightmare vision seemingly derivative of German expressionism. A nice, presentable copy. .

  • Published: (1955)
  • Edition: First
Sold by: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
$1,250.00

A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

O'CONNOR, FLANNERY

NY: HARCOURT, BRACE & CO., 1955. STATED FIRST EDITION. FIRST STATE BOOK & DJ (TYPO ERROR, PAGE 125, TYRING, WISE BLOOD BLURBS TO REAR PANEL DJ. UNCLIPPED 3.50 (SMALL CHIP TO THE 3), OWNER'S SEAL TO FFEP. FADING TO THE PUB. NAME TO SPINE AREA OF DJ. BOOK TITLE IS UNFADED.. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. VG/VG.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: VG
  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
Sold by: Gian Luigi Fine Books Inc.
$895.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

Harcourt, Brace Co, 1955. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Light shelfwear to bottom boards. Short tape shadow to top of rear flap of jacket. Slight fading to jacket spine, else light rubbing. Issue point is present on page 125..

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Very Good+
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: Jay W. Nelson, Bookseller
$480.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1955 First edition, first issue. Book has 'tyring' typo on page 125; dustjacket has 'Wise Blood' blurbs on rear. Dustjacket corner clipped (NOT price clipped), has small tears/chips, edge wear, creases, scratches, rubbed corners, rubbed/sunned spine, slightly water stained. Boards have edge wear, rubbed corners/spine. Owner's name/date in pencil on flyleaf (Lola Kinel, an author). Inside boards show slight dampstaining. Minor dirt on edge. No writing in text.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Defunct Books
$450.00

A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

O'CONNOR, Flannery

Harcourt, 1955.. 251 pages. Early printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in a Very Good dustjacket. Light edge and corner wear. Former owner's name penned on front endpaper. Spine very lightly cocked at one end. Upper text-edges with a bit of yellowing. Jacket has light edge and corner wear; spine panel lightly faded about middle; some soiling on rear panel - in protective mylar.

Sold by: Horizon Books
$427.50

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

New York: Harcourt Brace And Co. Good in Good dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Hardback. Originally priced at $3.50/black HB with purple and gold lettering on spine with illustrated jacket/worn and soiled with chip; 8vo; 251 pages; Tear at top spine and small tears at front and back upper corners/gold book shop sticker at bottom back end page .

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Good in Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Garfield Books
$390.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1955. Stated first edition. First issue, Wise Blood reviews to rear panel. Solid and tight. Some nicks to top page edge. Entire front endpaper is taken up with gift inscriptions from several people. Jacket spine panel sunned as is often seen with this title. A nice copy all told, despite the major flaw of the gift inscriptions. . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition/First Printing
Sold by: Craig Hokenson Bookseller
$300.00

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Flannery O'Connor

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1955. Very early (but not 1st) printing of this, Flannery O'Connor's 2nd published book. Includes the original $3.50 dustjacket price and "tyring" for "trying" on pg. 125, line 25. But also includes "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" reviews on the rear panel and lacks the "1st printing" statement on the copyright page. A solid copy though. Clean and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG dstjacket, with a small chip at the front panel's top-edge, light, customary fading along the spine and light soiling at the panels. Octavo, 251 pgs. . Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Collectible; Very Good
Sold by: Appledore Books, ABAA
$200.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. Early printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Black cloth; dust jacket; 8vo; pp. 251. Boards and spine tips lightly rubbed, otherwise book is fine. Dust jacket sunned along spine; lightly rubbed on rear panel; some very light wrinkling at spine tips and along top edge of rear panel; not price-clipped ($3.50), and presents very nicely in mylar. The text is in first state, with "tyring" for "trying" on page 125. Blurbs on rear panel of dust jacket for "A Good Man is Hard to Find." A bright, clean, early copy.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: Early printing
Sold by: Sanctuary Books
$150.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

U.K.: Faber & Faber, 1968. Minor edgewear to the dust jacket. Pages are clean, bright and tight.. hardcover. Good/Good. Used.

  • Published: 1968
  • Condition: Good
Sold by: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books
$132.90

A Good Man is Hard to Find

Flannery O'Connor

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968. reprint ed. hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo, black paper covered boards, DJ spine is badly sun-faded, book is clean and tight, $4.50 price on DJ flap, H.5.68 code on copyright page, tyring instead of trying on page 125, short stories, 251 pages

  • Published: 1968
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: reprint ed
Sold by: Stone Soup Books
$100.00

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

O'Connor, Flannery

New York: Harcourt Brace, 955. Hardcover. fine/very good. Hardcover. Early edition, no statement of edition and no code on copyright page; mispelled word :tyring" in p. 125 , line 25. A tight, generally fine example, touch of bumping to the spine ends, ownership signature top edge of front free endpaper. In dust jacket with reviews of this book on rear panel, very good with some spine fading and spotting and shallow wear to the spine ends, even soiling to the rear panel. Price of $3.50 intact on front panel.

  • Published: 955
  • Condition: fine
Sold by: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)
$85.00

A Good Man is Hard to Find

Flannery O''Connor

The Franklin Library, 1981. Leather Bound. VeryGood.

  • Published: 1981
  • Condition: VeryGood
Sold by: Schwabe Books
$72.75

A Good Man Is Hard to Find: Flannery O'Connor

O'Connor, Flannery

RUTGERS UNIV PR, 1993. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-00293787; EAN: 9780813519777

Sold by: Media Mall
$49.60

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

Harcourt Brace, 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Black cloth with heavily rubbed edges, splits to head/heed, tape repair to spine. DJ chipped at edges. Former library book with the usual markings (number to DJ spine, stamp to title page, card remnants at rear). Contents page underlined with sporadic pen marks in chapter 1. $5.95 price on DJ flap. Dj in mylar.

  • Published: 1955
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: Walden Antiquarian Books
$45.00

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

O'Connor, Flannery

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Rutgers Univ Pr, 1993. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Soft cover, very good condition. "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is Flannery O'Connor's most famous and most discussed story. O'Connor herself singled it out by making it the title piece of her first collection and the story she most often chose for readings or talks to students. It is an unforgettable tale, both riveting and comic, of the confrontation of a family with violence and sudden death. More than anything else O'Connor ever wrote, this story mixes the comedy, violence, and religious concerns that characterize her fiction. This casebook for the story includes an introduction by the editor, a chronology of the author's life, the authoritative text of the story itself, comments and letters by O'Connor about the story, critical essays, and a bibliography. The critical essays span more than twenty years of commentary and suggest several approaches to the story--formalistic, thematic, deconstructionist-- all within the grasp of the undergraduate, while the introduction also points interested students toward still other resources. Useful for both beginning and advanced students, this casebook provides an in-depth introduction to one of America's most gifted modern writers..

Sold by: Pinacle Books
$32.00

"A Good Man is Hard to Find": Flannery O'Connor (Women Writers: Texts and Contexts)

O'Connor, Flannery

Rutgers University Press. PAPERBACK. 0813519772 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

Sold by: Russell Books Ltd
$31.85

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

O'CONNOR, FLANNERY

WOMEN'S PRESS LTD,THE. PAPERBACK. 070433853X . Very Good.

Sold by: S N Books Ltd
$31.35