The Wapshot Chronicle


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Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket

John Cheever's 1957 novel in a later printing. This work features the quirky Wapshot family, and is set in a coastal Massachusetts town. "The Wapshot Chronicle" was awarded the National Book Award for fiction in 1958, and was named to the Modern Library list of the 100 best novels of the 20th century. --- In linen-finish green cloth-covered boards backed in black cloth, with spine titling in yellow and orange. Jacket with André Philippon photographic portrait of the author to back panel. --- A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, with tape remnants to covers, inked column of dates to rear endpaper and prior owner's rubberstamping to front free endpaper; else a sound copy. Unclipped jacket is chipped, has a large missing piece at tail of spine/lower front cover; but mostly intact and in mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (8), 307 pages

Title: The Wapshot Chronicle

Author Name: CHEEVER, John

Categories: >>Fiction, >>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize,

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket

Stock No.: 82449