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Look Homeward, Angel

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Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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  • Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [10], 1-662 pp. Grey cloth with decorations and lettering in gold and black on the front board and spine. Price of $5.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Illustrations by Douglas W. Gorsline: illustrations are in-text and full-page, in black and white. Johnston A 2.4.a. The first illustrated edition of Wolfe's classic work. A Very Good book with a faint dampspot at the end of the pageblock and an odor of tobacco to the leaves; dust jacket is Very Good with traces of edge wear and mild fading to the spine panel.

Synopsis

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown, Asheville, North Carolina.

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Bookseller
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000011665
Title
Look Homeward, Angel
Author
Wolfe, Thomas
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition thus
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1947

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