First Edition. Hardcover. Copy #171 of 500 numbered copies signed by Michener. A novel set in a Florida retirement community. Large 8vo cloth. Fine as issued without dust jacket, in fine slipcase box. Bookseller Inventory # 27257
Synopsis: The challenges and rewards faced by older adults and their families is the subject at the heart of this provocative new novel. Set in a Florida retirement center called the Palms, the book follows a group of unforgettable residents over the course of a year as their humorous, triumphant narratives unfold.
About the Author: James A. Michener was one of the world’s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My Home. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety.
Title: RECESSIONAL A Novel
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1994
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description U.S.A.: Random House, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition indicated by First Trade Edition on copyright page. Fine book except for small bump on bottom right corner of front cover. Fine dust jacket. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 1503484
Book Description Random House, New York, 1994. Hard Cover in Shrink Wrap. Condition: Fine. Signed Limited Edition. First edition, limited to 500 signed and numbered (386) copies. Publisher's shrinkwrap. Sunning on edge of slipcase. Large or heavy book and may require extra postage. No AMAZON international order on this title. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed. Seller Inventory # 029244
Book Description Random House, New York, 1994. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. SIGNED by author on bookplate affixed to half-title page. Bookplate has Michener's personal stamp with his initials and star. Dust jacket is price-clipped, otherwise Fine. 484 pages. Signed. Seller Inventory # 012099
Book Description Random House Inc, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1994. Condition: Fine. Signed Limited. Signed limited edition in slipcase number 49 of 500 copies. Signed. Seller Inventory # 015182
Book Description Random House Inc, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine in Fine, Flawless,Signed in archival protection. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 044270