Sign In | Register
No image available

The Great Santini

by Pat Conroy

Condition: See description


London - Collins, 1977 A smart first edition of Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical novel The Great Santini. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper. The novel explores main character Ben Meecham's growth into manhood, his experiences playing basketball for his high school, as well as his friendships with a Jewish classmate and an African-American farmer. The novel exposes the love-hate relationship between Ben and his father, and the lengths Ben goes to in an effort to win his father's acceptance and love. Condition: In original cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally,cloth is generally smart, with some very minor rubbing and marks tothe spine. Dustwrapper is sound with only some sunning. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINEwith a FINE dustwrapper.. First edition.. Hardcover.

Also issued online.


  • Bookseller: Rooke Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 037430
  • Title: The Great Santini
  • Author: Pat Conroy
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Jacket condition: Dust Jacket Included
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London - Collins
  • Date published: 1977


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is us...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[more]

£ 130.00
($166.84)

£11.95 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




What is a First Edition?

What is a first edition?

Even if you're only peripherally aware of book collecting, you've doubtless heard the term, first edition, bandied about but you may still be in the dark as to what makes them such a big deal. Learn about first editions and why collectors value them here.

Signed books

Signed books

Why settle for an ordinary copy of your favorite book when you could have an autographed copy? Find signed books here.


Trustpilot