Going After Cacciato. Tim O'Brien.
Going After Cacciato
Going After Cacciato
Going After Cacciato
Going After Cacciato

Going After Cacciato

ISBN: 0440029481
New York, NY: Delacorte Press/ Seymour Lawrence, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. "When this extraordinary novel was still a work in progress, with chapters appearing in such varied magazines as Esquire, Redbook, and Shenandoah, it generated immediate pre-publication excitement. One chapter was an O. Henry Award winner in 1976; another was selected for The Best American Short Stories 1977...As Cacciato, pursued by his own comrades-in-arms, walks out of the jungles of Vietnam- over mountains and across continents, toward the promise of Paris- Tim O'Brien portrays both the nightmare of war and a magnificent vision of peace." (from front flap) The third novel by Tim O'Brien, the revered American author & Vietnam War veteran. The year after this novel was published (1979), O'Brien won the National Book Award for this riveting, haunting & unforgettable tale, ultimately wrested from his own harrowing experiences & turned into art. O'Brien has gone on to write & publish more acclaimed & popular works, including The Things They Carried. Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, first edition, first printing as stated on copyright page. An essential O'Brien collectible in its rarest original form. Book in very fine condition with only mild wear & fading to thin edges & corners of front, back covers & spine; moderate light spotting, mild rubbing to upper & side edges of text block; much less to lower edge of same. Interior very fine with only mild fading mostly to margins of blank, very-dark-blue paste-downs & endpapers; miniscule bumps at upper corners of a few page leaves. Dust jacket fine with very slight rubbing to front, back covers, spine & flaps; very light wear & some tiny bumps, creases at thin edges & corners of same; mild browning mostly to upper margins/ edges of flaps. Very Fine / Fine. [Item #4465]

Price: $150.00

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