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Death in the Afternoon

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1960

Seller ID: 009755


Death in the Afternoon is a non-fiction book written by Ernest Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of Spanish bullfighting, first published in 1932. The book provides a look at the history and what Hemingway considers the magnificence of bullfighting. It also contains a deeper contemplation on the nature of fear and courage. While essentially a guide book, there are three main sections: Hemingway's work, pictures, and a glossary of terms. [wiki]... View more info

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...Ah, Wilderness!

By: O'Neill, Eugene; Introduction by Walter Kerr.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Avon, Connecticut:, Heritage Press,: 1972.

Seller ID: 003958


Book is unread, no flaws but some Small chips to front edge, some age spotting to front board. Slipcase has minimal handling wear. Includes the Sandglass collector notes. View more info

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Tortilla Flat / Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Book of the Month Club: 1995

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 009562


John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (1902 - 1968) has been called "a giant of American letters", and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and keen social perception". Tortilla Flat portrays a group of paisanos-literally, countrymen-a small band of errant friends enjoying life and wine in the days after the end of the Grea... View more info

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The Wayward Bus

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $525.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009753


The novel is about a group of people on a bus traveling California's back roads, it is unclear whether the characters are traveling toward a hopeful destination or merely fleeing something. Although considered one of Steinbeck's weaker novels at the time of its original publication, The Wayward Bus was financially more successful than any of his previous works. A black-and-white film version of The Wayward Bus was released in 1957, with a cast including Jayne Man... View more info