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The Time of Your Life (First Edition, with scarce wraparound band)

by Saroyan, William

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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939. First Edition. First Edition. With the rare publisher's wraparound band, noting that this the only play to have ever received both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award (Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" was bestowed the same honor in 1948). Basis for the 1948 film directed by H. C. Potter and starring James Cagney and William Bendix. Some offsetting to the front endpaper, else Fine and unread in an about Fine dust jacket. The band has has two brown tape mends at the verso. A lovely copy overall.





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