Title: A Hole in the World : An American Boyhood
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1990
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
FINE/FINE unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000651
Synopsis: When he first published A Hole in the World in 1990, Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Rhodes helped launch and legitimate a decade-long publishing phenomenon?the memoir of abused childhood. In this tenth anniversary edition, Rhodes offers new reflections on the abuse he and his older brother endured at the hands of their terrorizing stepmother and negligent father. He also describes readers' powerful and moving responses to his book, considers his changing sentiments as the years have passed, and provides additional details on his brother Stanley, who remains the author's true hero in this moving memoir.
About the Author: Richard Rhodes received both the National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize for The Making of the Atomic Bomb. His most recent book is Why They Kill. He grew up in Kansas City and Independence, Missouri, and now lives in Connecticut.
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