San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1975. First Printing. Softcover. (Cook 112, pg. 120). “If Alexander Trophimowsky had not taken charge of his illegitimate daughter’s education and upbringing, no one would have ever heard of Isabelle Eberhardt. By obliging her to perform hard physical labor outdoors alongside her brothers during her childhood and adolescence, he made it possible for her to withstand the rigors of the spartan life she was.....[Item #4735]
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New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1963. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. "Jean Genet needs no introduction to American readers. During the past decade his plays- The Maids, Deathwatch, The Balcony, The Blacks, and his soon-to-be performed The Screens- have acquired the status of modern classics and established their author in the forefront of contemporary dramatists. (Genet) first burst upon the literary scene with this novel, Our Lady of the Flowers.....[Item #4498]
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. "Here is the America of the late forties and early fifties that Kerouac knew so well and celebrated so magnificently- the irrestible (sic) lure of the cross-country highways feverishly traveled by Jack Duluoz, the narrator of this book, and Cody Pomeray; the loneliness of diners and cafeterias and cheap hotels, of 42nd Street bars and cafeterias; the small towns passed.....[Item #3405]