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Dreiser

By: Swanbert, W. A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005072

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Spine a little slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket shows some edge wear and chipping, rubbing, and a couple small tears, crease along the edge of front flap. A nice copy. "This is the first comprehensive biography of a man of genius, a major figure in American literature, who was also an outrageous, magnetic and foolish human being. Born in 1871, Theodore Dreiser 'was reared in superstition, fanaticism, ignorance, poverty and humiliation.' The dreadful early years, lightened by the ebullience and success of brother Paul (composer of "On the Banks of the Wabash"... View more info