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Look Homeward, Angel

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Look Homeward, Angel

by WOLFE, Thomas

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  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
  • first
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition. Some modest smudges on the boards, very good or better in a chipped good only first issue dust jacket (with Wolfe's portrait on the rear panel) and with extensive old internal tape repairs, and a couple of letters in red pencil on the front panel. A flawed but presentable copy of a classic novel, the author's first book, and generally considered his major achievement, a breathtaking autobiographical novel. The jacket was printed on exceptionally thin paper and is consequently often found damaged.

Synopsis

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown, Asheville, North Carolina.

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
530468
Title
Look Homeward, Angel
Author
WOLFE, Thomas
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1929
Keywords
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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

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