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Cost: $550.00

J R

William Gaddis

“AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL OF MODERNIST FICTION”: FIRST EDITION OF WILLIAM GADDIS’ AWARD-WINNING JR

GADDIS, William. J R. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1975. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $550.

First edition of Gaddis’ acclaimed second novel, winner of the National Book Award.

Winner of the National Book Award, William Gaddis' much anticipated second novel, JR, tells the epic tale of "an 11-year-old who becomes a wizard of Wall Street." Gaddis is critically hailed as "an American original of modernist fiction… His books have become contemporary classics" (New York Times).

Book fine, dust jacket with two creases to rear panel, very nearly fine.

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