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The Unbearable Lightness of Being by  Milan KUNDERA - First American Edition, 1st Printing - 1984 - from Cleveland Book Company (SKU: 6513)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

by KUNDERA, Milan

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New York: Harper and Row, 1984. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Octavo, 314pp. A fine copy; crisp, bright, and clean, in a near fine dust jacket, with a shallow tear at the upper rear joint. Presents very nicely in a clear mylar cover. First American edition of this hit Czech novel, translated by Michael Henry Heim.

Synopsis

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984), by Milan Kundera, is a philosophic novel about a man and his two women and their lives in the Prague Spring of the Czechoslovak Communist period in 1968. Although written in 1982, the novel was not published until two years later, in France; the Czech: Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí and French: l'Insoutenable légèreté de l'être titles are the more common worldwide.

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Bookseller
Cleveland Book Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6513
Title
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Author
KUNDERA, Milan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition, 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper and Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1984
Keywords
Literature in translation, Books into film
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Cleveland Book Company

All books are returnable within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. All books in my inventory are authenticated and described to the industry's highest standard of professionalism. Payment should accompany order if you are a new customer. Current customers will be invoiced with payment due in 30 days. Institutions billed per their requirements. ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. Books sent via US Postal Service unless other arrangements are requested. INTERNATIONAL PURCHASES WILL BE SHIPPED AT THE EXACT COST. NOTE: USPS NO LONGER SHIPS SURFACE MAIL TO OVERSEAS. Where possible, we will ship GLOBAL PRIORITY, minimum charge of $23.95, maximum weight 4 pounds. For packages over 4 pounds, you will be contacted with exact charges. Ohio residents please add 5.75% sales tax. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, and AMERICAN EXPRESS.

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About Cleveland Book Company

As a small, independent bookseller in Cleveland, Ohio, I deal in general used, rare, and antiquarian books, autographs, manuscripts, pamphlets, and personal and family papers in all subjects. My family has been in the antiquarian book business since 1971. Are you moving, downsizing, or doing some spring cleaning? Did you inherit or otherwise come into some old books? Or, maybe you've collected modern novels from the last thirty or fifty years. No matter what kinds of books you have, we'd love to take a look at them! We travel throughout Ohio, western Pennsylvania and New York, southern Michigan, and eastern Indiana, and will travel farther in some cases to look at whole libraries or even just a few particularly interesting books. Give us a call at (216) 352-3940 and we can talk more about the kinds of books you have.

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