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Sometimes A Great Notion by  Ken Kesey - First printing in First Issue Jacket - 1964 - from Iron Engine and Biblio.com

Sometimes A Great Notion

by Kesey, Ken

Condition: Near Fine/good


New York: Viking Press, 1964. First printing in First Issue Jacket. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. First printing in a First issue dust jacket. Cloth.

Cloth hardcover book is clean, square and tight. jacket has edgewear, small edge tears, surface tear at upper corner of front panel at spine, small "89" written in ink next to original price on interior front flap of jacket.

Sometimes a Great Notion is Ken Kesey's second novel, published in 1964. Although One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is more famous, many critics consider Sometimes a Great Notion his magnum opus. The story revolves around an Oregon logging family that continues to cut trees despite a union strike.




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