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The Wayward Bus.

by STEINBECK, John

Condition: A fine copy. The jacket and band are very near fine.


New York:: Grosset & Dunlap,, [1947].. Movie edition with band promoting the film starring Joan Collins and Jayne Mansfield.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket with wraparound band.. A fine copy. The jacket and band are very near fine. . 8vo,.

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: Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 52651
  • Title: The Wayward Bus.
  • Author: STEINBECK, John
  • Format/binding: Publisher's cloth in dust jacket with wraparound band.
  • Book condition: Used - A fine copy. The jacket and band are very near fine.
  • Edition: Movie edition with band promoting the film starring Joan Collins
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap,
  • Place: New York:
  • Date published: [1947].
  • Pages: 312 pp.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Photoplay editions;
  • Size: 8vo,


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