Stock Image

Sabbatical

Barth, John

291 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0399127178 / ISBN 13: 9780399127175
Published by G. P. Putnam
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From The Book Bin (Salem, OR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 31, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 50.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.75 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

0399127178 1982. 366 pages. Signed by the author. #155 of 750 limited edition copies. Black cloth with gilt spine titling. Spine square. Binding sound. Interior bright and unmarked. Slipcase fine, free of scuffs and marks. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2002603

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Sabbatical

Publisher: G. P. Putnam

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

About this title

Synopsis:

The story of a young associate professor of early American literature and her husband, a fifty-year-old ex-CIA officer, and their life aboard a cruising sailboat

From the Back Cover:

Subtitled "a romance", Sabbatical is the story of Susan Rachel Allan Seckler, a sharp young associate professor of early American literature - part Jewish, part Gypsy, and possibly descended from Edgar Allen Poe - and her husband Fenwick Scott Key Turner, a 50-year-old ex-CIA officer currently between careers, a direct descendant of the author of "The Star Spangled Banner" and himself the author of a troublemaking book about his former employer. Seven years into their marriage, they decide to take a sabbatical, a sailboat journey on which they sum up their years together and try to make important decisions about the years ahead. True to its subtitle, the novel combines the mysterious and marvelous (unexplained disappearances; a fabled sea monster in Chesapeake Bay) with romantic love and daring adventure.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We are a medium-sized general bookstore with approximately 100,000 books in stock of which 95% are used or remaindered and 5% are new. We have over 30,000 books listed for sale online. Our physical store includes a rare book room where we have the unusual, the fragile, and the collectible. Books in the rare book room cover a wide range of subjects with a focus on science fiction, fantasy and horror, literature and poetry, metaphysics, and children's books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Books may be returned for any reason within two weeks of delivery. We accept Visa, Mastercard, check, PayPal or money order. Please make all checks/money orders payable to The Book Bin, Inc.


Shipping Terms:

Orders ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express