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The Coup by  John Updike - First edition - 1978 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 0000825)

The Coup

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The Coup

by Updike, John

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. [13], 3-298, [8] pp. Bound in green cloth with silver lettering on the front board and silver and gold lettering on the spine; yellow top stain. Price of $8.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Two tiny closed tears to the jacket.

Synopsis

John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker . His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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book dealer
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
0000825
Title
The Coup
Author
Updike, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1978

Terms of Sale

Evening Star Books

All items subject to prior sale.� Certain items and shipping to certain countries may exceed the standard shipping amounts.� Any shipping expenses incurred above the standard rate will be billed at cost. Payment is in US dollars.� Personal checks must clear prior to shipment (please allow 10 days).� Books may be returned within 15 calendar days of delivery for any reason, so long as we are notified of return within 10 days of delivery.� Return items must be well packaged and fully insured and must be returned in same condition as sold. Any book described as a First Edition is also a First Printing unless otherwise indicated.

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Evening Star Books

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.

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