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Herman Wouk
The Caine Mutiny - FIRST EDITION - 1st DJ - "The City Boy" - Herman WOUK 1951
Garden City, New York: 1951. Please see item description. The Caine Mutiny WOUK, Herman Publisher: Doubleday Location: Garden City, NY Date: 1951 Binding: Octavo, custom full bound leather boards with title stamped in gilt on spine. Pages: 494 Original Price: $3.95 Edition: First Edition Printing: First Printing Description: First Edition, First Printing of Herman Wouk's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Presenting with it's incredibly scarce !st Impression Dust Jacket incorrectly identifying the Author's first book on the rear panel as "The City Boy," later corrected to "City Boy." An increasingly hard to find First Impression of this important novel, "[a] riveting exploration of power, personal freedom and responsibility. An excellent example. Awarded the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and later adapted int the classic 1954 film starring Humphrey Bogart, Wouk's novel "stands somewhere between Norman Mailer's Naked and the Dead and James Jones' From Here to Eternity... No writer has worked harder at the amassing of the historical facts about WWII... Caine Mutiny remains Wouk's best book" (Burgess, 99 Novels, 56). In recognition for his work and literary contributions, the decade before his death, the Library of Congress awarded Wouk its first lifetime achievement award for fiction. Condition: Near Fine Book in Vey Good FIRST IMPRESSION Dust Jacket with "The City Boy" on the thirteenth line of text on rear panel, changed to "City Boy" on all later issues. Book binding tight and square. Boards clean and bright with only slight discoloration at mid front panel. Internally clean … [Click Below for Full Description]
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