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Look Homeward Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Charles Scribner's Sons. DJ in archival cover light ware closed tear with fold. Line drawings. First thus, first edition of the Douglas Gorsline illustrated edition with Scribner's "A" and the publishers colophon on the copyright page. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1947.

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006396
Title
Look Homeward Angel
Author
Wolfe, Thomas
Illustrator
Douglas Gorsline
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Date published
1947

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J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints

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About J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints

We are a 50 year old, third generation antiquarian bookshop nestled in the bucolic Hudson Highlands of New York's historic Hudson Valley, less than a mile from a transverse of the Appalachian Trail. While we have strong first edition literature and poetry collections, we specialize in New York, history, and Americana. We are a proud member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

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