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TRUST

by Ozick, Cynthia

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London 1966 true First edition. McGibbon and Kee. Author's first book. Gilt spine lettering on dark brown paper-covered boards. Near Fine, slight spot of soiling on fore-edges, slight spot of rubbing on front end paper where price was erased, in VG DJ, slightly browned along edges with a small bit of wrinkling on top corners. .

Money and conscience are at the heart of Cynthia Ozick's masterly first novel, narrated by a nameless young woman and set in the private world of wealthy New York, the dire landscape of postwar Europe, and the mythical groves of a Shakespearean isle. Beginning in the 1930s and extending through four decades, Trust is an epic tale of the narrator's quest for her elusive father, a scandalous figure whom she has never known. In a provocative afterword, Ozick reflects on how she came to write the novel and discusses the cultural shift in the nature of literary ambition in the years since.



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