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To The Bright and Shining Sun

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To The Bright and Shining Sun

by BURKE, JAMES LEE

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Condition
First Edition. Bookplate removed, else nearly fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.
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About This Item

New York: Scribner’s, 1970. First Edition. Bookplate removed, else nearly fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.

Synopsis

This early novel from bestselling author James Lee Burke is a gritty coming-of-age story about a young Kentucky miner growing up in the Appalachian mountains whoâÈçs torn between his family life and the lure of the city. James Lee Burke, a writer who âÈêcan touch you in ways few writers canâÈë ( The Washington Post ) brings his brilliant feel for time and place to this stunning story of Appalachia in the early 1960s. Here, Perry Woodson Hatfield James, a young man torn between family honor and the lure of seedy watering holes, must somehow survive the tempestuous journey from boyhood to manhood and escape the dark and atavistic heritage of the Cumberland Mountains.

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Bookseller
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
32541P
Title
To The Bright and Shining Sun
Author
BURKE, JAMES LEE
Book condition
Used - First Edition. Bookplate removed, else nearly fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.
Publisher
Scribner’s
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1970

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About the Seller

Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

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This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2009
Newton, Massachusetts
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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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First Edition
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jacket
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bookplate
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