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THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

by Hemingway, Ernest

Condition: VG+/VG


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. 140 pages in excellent condition; outer edges and endpapers slightly yellowed. Blue hardcovers, silver titles on spine. Top corners very lightly bumped. Blue and brown DJ with illustration on front cover and photograph of Hemingway on back cover. Spine and edges a little yellowed. Light scuffing on corners, head/tail of spine. Small chip at tail of spine. DJ is sharp in colour, not price-clipped ($3.00). VG+/VG. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG.
  • Bookseller: Book Bazaar CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 212725
  • Title: THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA
  • Author: Hemingway, Ernest
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VG+
  • Jacket condition: VG
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: Literature, First Edition


Book summary

The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway, written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

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On Mar 6 2014, said:
  "The Old Man and The Sea is an excellent novella for someone to read looking to get away from the troubles of life only to find that some troubles lead to the greatest reward of even though the reward is only a small amount."

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