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Wayward Bus

by John Steinbeck

Condition: Fine/Fine


The Viking Press, 1947. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Copy In Like Price Clipped Jacket First Edition. Very Minor Wear To Heel Rare In This Condition Excellent Copy..

Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art.Of this initial group of six titles, The Wayward Bus is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California's back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst.Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readers—and to the many who revisit them again and again.


  • Bookseller: Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013750
  • Title: Wayward Bus
  • Author: John Steinbeck
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: John Steinbeck
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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