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																The Coup by  John UPDIKE
	 - Hardcover
			 - BCE
			 - 1978
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 31458)

The Coup

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The Coup

by UPDIKE, John

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
ISBN 10
039450268X
ISBN 13
9780394502687
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1978. BCE. Hard Cover. 039450268X . Book club edition. John Updike's intriguing novel of Africa is based on a mythical nation he calls "Kush" (which may be based on Chad) and makes for a very entertaining read. --- In green cloth-covered boards with author name and spine titling stamped in silver and gilt; yellow topstain. Jacket features Gene J. Puskar photographic portrait of Updike to back flap. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with prior owner's signature to front free endpaper. Jacket with large open tear near tail of spine, a fair bit of rubbing but remaining mostly intact and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; 31458; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 299 pages .

Synopsis

John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker . His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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Seller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
31458
Title
The Coup
Author
UPDIKE, John
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Edition
BCE
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
039450268X
ISBN 13
9780394502687
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date Published
1978
Keywords
039450268X, 039450268X

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octavo
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