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Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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  • Hardcover
Near Fine/Not Issued
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Franklin Center, Pa: Franklin Library, 1977. Book. Illus. by Alan Reingold. Near Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A Limited Edition. Full Brown Leather With Extra Gilt. The 100 Greatest Masterpieces Of American Literature A Limited Edition Collection Is Published Under The Auspices Of The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. All Edges Gilt, Silk Book Mark. Endpapers Are A Moire Fabric. Previous Owner's Bookplate On Half-Title Page. 697 Pages..


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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Look Homeward, Angel
Wolfe, Thomas
Alan Reingold
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Used - Near Fine
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Not Issued
Limited Edition
Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pa
Date Published
Limited Edition Full Brown Leather Limited Edition.
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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We are an Open Shop in Towne Center Antique Mall. 3900 Bonney Road. Virginia Beach, VA 23452. We have been selling books for 20 years, 13 online. We are open daily! Our inventory includes Americana, Virginia and local history. World history, Classic Literature, Science and Technology, Philosophy, Religion, Fine Bindings and sets. Too many too list!


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