A reticent personnel manager living with his mother, Mr Newman shares the prejudices of his times and of his neighbours - and neither a Hispanic ...Show synopsisA reticent personnel manager living with his mother, Mr Newman shares the prejudices of his times and of his neighbours - and neither a Hispanic woman abused outside his window nor the persecution of the Jewish store owner he buys his paper from are any of his business. Until Newman begins wearing glasses, and others begin to mistake him for a Jew.Hide synopsis
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Publisher: Penguin Books,
Description:As New. 8vo. 0142000426. A most attractive First Edition in As...As New. 8vo. 0142000426. A most attractive First Edition in As New condition, SIGNED by author Arthur Miller directly on the title page; "A searing portrait of racism and redemption in the streets and alleys of Brooklyn during the final days of World War II. Written in 1945, Focus was one of the first novels to directly confront American anti-Semitism, and it remains as chilling and incisive today as it was at the time of its controversial debut. " (from the back cover) Basis for the major motion picture starring William H. Macy and Laura Dern.
Description:First Edition Thus-the Movie Tie-In Edition. Signed by the...First Edition Thus-the Movie Tie-In Edition. Signed by the author, Arthur Miller on the title page. Paperbound. As new. With an introduction written by Miller. The front panel cover of the cover notes at the top: "NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM PARAMOUNT STARRING WILLIAM H. MACY AND LAURA DERN." On the rear cover it listed further cast and production information on the film.
Description:Signed by Author(s) ORIGINAL TAN CLOTH; NO DUST JACKET; SIGNED...Signed by Author(s) ORIGINAL TAN CLOTH; NO DUST JACKET; SIGNED BY ACTRESS KATHARINE MANULIS FIRST EDITION, 4TH PRINTING VERY GOOD.
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1958. 204 pages. Paperback. Lightly tanned...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1958. 204 pages. Paperback. Lightly tanned pages and firm binding with fair tanning on fore-edge. Covers are acceptable, fair creasing and edge wear on spine, with light creasing and surface wear along edges of front and rear.
Description:Very good. Book Find Club, New York, NY, 1945. VG-, Hard Cover,...Very good. Book Find Club, New York, NY, 1945. VG-, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8.", 217pgs. Red cloth, silver spine and front cover letters. Page ends moderately agetoned, ink owner name, address, ink gift note on front endpapers, o.w. clean and tight. Text fairly bright and in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Good in Fair jacket. Book Find Club Edition. Reynal & Hitchcock...Good in Fair jacket. Book Find Club Edition. Reynal & Hitchcock jacket and cloth binding. Light shelfwear. Interior clean and secure. Dustjacket edges chipped rubbed and worn, pieces missing at spine ends.
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