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												The Early Stories, 1953-1975 by  John UPDIKE
	 - Hardcover
			 - 2003
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 71479)

The Early Stories, 1953-1975

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The Early Stories, 1953-1975

by UPDIKE, John

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  • hardcover
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Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
1400040728
ISBN 13
9781400040728
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2003. Hardcover. 1400040728 . 103 stories in all in this hefty compendium of Mr. Updike's early work, including his "Olinger Stories". Many of these stories first appeared in the New Yorker magazine. --- In full black paperboard covers, in a likely (full size) book club edition. Dust jacket with 3 different photographic portraits of the author on front and rear covers and spine. --- With prior owner's sticker remnant to front free endpaper; else a clean, bright copy. Jacket spine is sunfaded and with flap creases, otherwise in nice shape and protected in removable clear mylar wrapper. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xv, 838 pages .

Synopsis

John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. 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, and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the author of fifty-odd previous books, including twenty novels and numerous collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His fiction has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal.

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Seller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
71479
Title
The Early Stories, 1953-1975
Author
UPDIKE, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1400040728
ISBN 13
9781400040728
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2003
Keywords
1400040728

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