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Problems and Other Stories

Updike, John

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ISBN 10: 0394507053 / ISBN 13: 9780394507057
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1979
Condition: Good Hardcover
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260 pages. Signed in name only by John Updike on title page. John Updike lecture ticket is laid in, and dated Dec. 08,1998 in Kansas City. Light rubbing and slight fading on edges. Small inked $2.00 price on blank front paste down. Light foxing on edges. Otherwise tight and clean. Price clipped dust jacket shows a one inch closed tear from upper edge over bottom cover. Jacket shows a couple of other small tears, and light scuffs and smudges. Jacket remains bright and is fairly clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 033025

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Title: Problems and Other Stories

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.

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John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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