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Saul Bellow
Herzog Saul Bellow SIGNED 1st Edition National Book Award Fiction First Printing
Viking, 1964. Very Good +. Herzog by Saul Bellow SIGNED by author on ffep This book Won The National Book Award 1964 ~ 1st Edition 1st Printing w/ MBG code w/ $5.75 on DJ Viking, 1964. VG+ for age. Mild edge wear and rubbing, surface flaws. DJ has small tears, surface flaws and rubbing, edge wear, scuffs, toned, rear top of DJ is fixed to boards.Interior endpapers have a crayon mark, front and rear and tight. A rare important collectible copy. Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 - April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to have won the National Book Award three times, and the only writer to have been nominated for it six times. In the words of the Swedish Nobel Committee, his writing exhibited "exuberant ideas, flashing irony, hilarious comedy and burning compassion... the mixture of rich picaresque novel and subtle analysis of our culture, of entertaining adventure, drastic and tragic episodes in quick succession interspersed with philosophic conversation, all developed by a commentator with a witty tongue and penetrating insight into the outer and inner complications that drive us to act, or prevent us from acting, and that can be called the dilemma of our age." Herzog is a 1964 novel by Saul Bellow. In a nod to the epistolary novels of early British literature, letters from the protagonist constitute much of the text. Herzog won the 1965 National Book Award for Fiction. Time Magazine included the novel in its All- … [Click Below for Full Description]
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