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The Black Swan by  Thomas Mann - 1st American Edition - 1954 - from Century Books (SKU: 5061)

The Black Swan

The Black Swan by  Thomas Mann - 1st American Edition - 1954 - from Century Books (SKU: 5061)

The Black Swan

by Mann, Thomas

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. 1st American Edition. Hardback. Fine in Very Good dust jacket.. Dust jacket has some small, closed edged, very small chips at spine ends. Dust jacket spine lightly sunned. Translation from the German by Willard R. Trask. Written near the end of Mann's life and filled with themes of aging, loss, menopause, a feminine counterpart to his classic novella Death in Venice. The central character is Rosalie, a 50-year-old widow who falls in love with her son's tutor.

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Bookseller
Century Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5061
Title
The Black Swan
Author
Mann, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Fine in Very Good dust jacket.
Edition
1st American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1954
Keywords
Fiction German Literature

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