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The Man Who Fell to Earth by  Walter Tevis - Paperback - 1st Edition - 1963 - from Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA (SKU: 18050)

The Man Who Fell to Earth

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

by Tevis, Walter

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  • Paperback
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Gold Medal (Fawcett), 1963. First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of THE HUSTLER and THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT, the story of a visitor from another planet who came on a mission of mercy. Basis for the David Bowie film and inspiration for the Showtime television series. Published as a paperback original. Near Fine in pictorial wraps as issued -- the usual slight rubbing to the covers but less than is usually seen.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.


Walter Tevis was an English literature professor at the University of Ohio and is best known for three of his novels, which turned into blockbuster films: The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Hustler, and The Color of Money.  His other books include Mockingbird and The Steps of the Sun which appeared shortly before his death in 1984.


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Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA US (US)
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The Man Who Fell to Earth
Tevis, Walter
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
1st Edition
Gold Medal (Fawcett)
Date Published
General Science Fiction
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New Arrivals;

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Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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About Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA

Bill Leone, Bookseller is a family owned business specializing in Modern Literary First Editions.


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pictorial wraps
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First Edition
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