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The Wayward Bus

by Steinbeck, John

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 312 pp. Price of $2.75 on front flap of jacket. Goldstone & Payne A23, variant 2. Two small (partial) tape ghosts to front pastedown and rear pastedown, brief gift inscription dated 1947, dollar sign, and two names written on free front endpaper; few traces of wear to jacket.


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: Evening Star Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 00004308
  • Title: The Wayward Bus
  • Author: Steinbeck, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1947
  • Subjects: FICTION / Literary;


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