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The Wayward Bus

by STEINBECK, John

Condition: fine


New York: Viking, 1947. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full rust morocco with black leather spine labels. New York: Viking, (1947). First Edition. Fine.

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: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 290385
  • Title: The Wayward Bus
  • Author: STEINBECK, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1947


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