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Jacob's Ladder & Mercy (Signed by translator)

Fridegard, Jan

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ISBN 10: 0803219695 / ISBN 13: 9780803219694
Published by University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First American edition. Translated by Robert E. Bjork, and SIGNED, dated, and inscribed by him on front free endpage to an academic friend at UCLA. Book is crisp and clean with one lightly bumped corner. Unclipped dust jacket has light wear and tanning toward edges. First translation into English of these two novels first published in Sweden in 1936 under the title Tack for Himlastegen & Barmhartighet. 186 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 74167

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Title: Jacob's Ladder & Mercy (Signed by translator...

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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Lars Hard, a Swedish peasant, endures the harshness of prison life, and, after his term is up, returns home to care for his mother, who is dying of cancer

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Text: English, Swedish (translation)

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