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Ravelstein by  Saul Bellow - First Edition, First Printing - 2000 - from DuBois Rare Books (SKU: 002420)

Ravelstein

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Ravelstein

by Bellow, Saul

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New York: Viking, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 233 p. ; 25 cm. Quarter brown cloth over cream colored paper and boards, gilt spine lettering. A fine copy in a near fine jacket that has a small crinkle at the crown of the spine head.

Synopsis

Ravelstein is Saul Bellow's final novel. Published in 2000, when Bellow was eighty-five years old, it received widespread critical acclaim. It tells the tale of a friendship between two university professors and the complications that animate their erotic and intellectual attachments in the face of impending death. The novel is a roman à clef, written in memoir-form. The narrator is in Paris with Abe Ravelstein, a renowned professor, and Nikki, his lover.

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Bookseller
DuBois Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002420
Title
Ravelstein
Author
Bellow, Saul
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2000

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
First Edition
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