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The Wayward Bus

by Steinbeck, John

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Viking Press. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Dustjacket is tattered at edges. Dark orange cloth boards edge worn. Corners bumped. Former owner's name on ffep and sticker on back endpaper. First edition with copyright page statement “Published by the Viking Press in February 1947” 1947 date is same on title page. ; 8" tall .

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: Leon's Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 47533
  • Title: The Wayward Bus
  • Author: Steinbeck, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Date published: 1947


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