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Amos: A Novel About a Man Death Could Not Conquer

West, Stanley Gordon

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ISBN 10: 0892562447 / ISBN 13: 9780892562442
Published by Rawson Assoc, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1983
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Signed by Stanley Gordon West! Very good overall condition. Tight and clean. Boards show minor shelf wear along edges and corners. FFEP signed by previous owner with date. Title page inscribed by author. Reads: "To the Porters, Best wishes for the journey. Stan".Also "Stanley G. West" is signed by him above his printed name. Dust jacket clean with minor wear along edges of spine, and spine is faded. Taped spot on rear corner of dj. Has been price clipped. A novel about a man death could not conquer. 247pages. Bookseller Inventory # 17733

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Title: Amos: A Novel About a Man Death Could Not ...

Publisher: Rawson Assoc, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Stated First Edition

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After he accidentally witnesses an extraordinary event, isolated, down-at-the-heels Amos, a man waiting to die, is pitted against sexy, unscrupulous nurse Daisy Dawes in an unlikely but deadly struggle

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West's Amos is an imposing landscape of human drama and emotion--heart-rending, timeless, hilarious, stunning, joyful--an incredible story, a book that grips readers early and late, young and old, a novel they don't want to end...a page-turner with heart, a joy to read, a treasure to cherish.

Amos has been out of print for close to fourteen years and yet it has not been forgotten. We have received countless requests for the novel over the years, and now we are extremely pleased to bring out this gorgeous trade paperback edition of the enduring novel. The story was produced as a CBS Movie of the Week featuring Kirk Douglas as Amos with Elizabeth Montgomery as Daisy Daws. Supporting actors included Dorothy McGuire, Pat Morita, Ray Ralston and Fred Coffin. The movie received four Emmy nominations, one for story. The book and film sparked a national controversy over the treatment of the aged in America.

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