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A Month of Sundays (SIGNED)

Updike, John

ISBN 10: 0394495519 / ISBN 13: 9780394495514
Published by Knopf, 1975
Used Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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1st Trade Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED (signature only) by author on front end page. Light foxing on fore-edge and small staining to top page edges. $6.95 price present on DJ flap and '2/75' date stamp on rear flap; mylar protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001656

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Month of Sundays (SIGNED)

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine-

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace. At a desert retreat dedicated to rest, recreation, and spiritual renewal, this fortyish serial fornicator is required to keep a journal whose thirty-one weekly entries constitute the book you now hold in your hand. In his wonderfully overwrought style he lays bare his soul and his past—his marriage to the daughter of his ethics professor, his affair with his organist, his antipathetic conversations with his senile father and his bisexual curate, his golf scores, his poker hands, his Biblical exegeses, and his smoldering desire for the directress of the retreat, the impregnable Ms. Prynne. A testament for our times.

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