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MORE MATTER by  John Updike - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC and Biblio.co.uk

MORE MATTER: Essays and Criticism

by Updike, John

Condition: Fine in fine unclipped dj.


New York: Knopf, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine unclipped dj.. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Updike on the front flyleaf. A major, wide-ranging compilation (900 pages!) Some of Updike's best writing is here. Large 8vo cloth.


John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. 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 , and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the father of four children and the author of fifty books, including collections of short stories, poems, essays, and criticism. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize (twice), the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal. A previous collection of essays, Hugging the Shore , received the 1983 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.


  • Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27903
  • Title: MORE MATTER
  • Author: Updike, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in fine unclipped dj.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0375406301
  • ISBN 13: 9780375406300
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: essays, criticism, signed, heavy


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