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Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years

Boyd, Brian, and Robert Michael Pyle, ed. and annotated by; Nabokov, Vladimir; Nabokov, Dimitri, trans. from Russian

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ISBN 10: 069106797X / ISBN 13: 9780691067971
Published by Princeton University, Princeton, 1991
Condition: Fi ne Hardcover
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(xiv) 783 pages, b/w plates, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, index, decorated endpapers, tall 8vo; blue cloth. This book is in fine condition and has a near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 015165

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Title: Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years

Publisher: Princeton University, Princeton

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fi ne

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Printing.

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The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success of Lolita catapulted him to world fame and financial security.

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Brian Boyd is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is the author of the prize-winning Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years (Princeton 1990), Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years (Princeton 1991), and Nabokov's Ada: The Place of Consciousness. Referred to in a recent journal as "the great man of Nabokov studies," he has also edited Nabokov's English novels and autobiography for the Library of America and Nabokov's Butterflies for Beacon Press.

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