Look Homeward, Angel
by WOLFE, THOMAS
- First Edition of Wolfe’s first novel. A little offsetting to the endpapers; small bookplate; about fine in a very good or bett
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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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- Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Look Homeward, Angel
- WOLFE, THOMAS
- Book condition
- Used - First Edition of Wolfe’s first novel. A little offsetting to the endpapers; small bookplate; about fine in a very good or bett
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment
In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.
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