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Ham on Rye by  Charles Bukowski - Hardcover - First Edition - 1982 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 170611001)

Ham on Rye

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Ham on Rye

by Bukowski, Charles

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  • hardcover
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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 283 pp. Black cloth with yellow printed paper covered boards, paper spine label. First edition, first printing; one of 750 copies of the trade hardcover issue. Very Good. Light bumping to edge of boards, fading to spine cloth. In publisher's acetate jacket, which is lightly rubbed and lightly worn at the corners. Bukowski's autobiographical coming of age novel, uncommon in the first printing.

Synopsis

Ham on Rye is a 1982 semi-autobiographical novel by American author and poet Charles Bukowski. Written in the first person, the novel follows Henry Chinaski, Bukowski’s thinly veiled alter ego, during his early years. Written in Bukowski’s characteristic crude, straightforward prose, the novel tells of his coming-of-age in Los Angeles during the Great Depression.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
170611001
Title
Ham on Rye
Author
Bukowski, Charles
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Black Sparrow Press
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara
Date Published
1982
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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Cloth
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First Edition
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spine label
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jacket
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