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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
Publisher: Pennsylvania:, Franklin Library,: 1985<br>
Edition: Limited Edition.
Seller ID: 007408
Limited Edition of an unspecified number. Unopened, Tight and clean. Hint of shelf handling. Still, Gift Quality. Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece (19480 that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers.Full page color paintings and lime ribbon place marker; plush forest green leather cover with stamped genuine gold leaf decorations and lettering; luminous lime grosgrain endpapers; clea... View more info
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
By: Steinbeck, John
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
Publisher: Norwalk, Conn:, Easton Press,: 2000.
Seller ID: 002286
Robert Penn Warren was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for his novel All the King's Men (1946) and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. The 1949 version won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is rated as the 36th greatest novel of the 20th century by Mod... View more info
Publisher: USA, The Franklin Library: 1985
Edition: Limited First Edition;
Seller ID: 009742
SIGNED; Limited First Edition; A distinguished poet, novelist, critic, and teacher, he won virtually every major award given to writers in the United States and was the only person to receive a Pulitzer Prize in both fiction (once) and poetry (twice). Described by Newsweek reviewer Annalyn Swan as “America’s dean of letters and, in all but name, poet laureate,” Robert Penn Warren was among the last surviving members of a major literary movement that ... View more info