The People is the last, great work of Bernard Malamud, one of the most celebrated American writers of the twentieth century, who was working on this novel when he died in 1986. Set in the Wild West in the nineteenth century, The People traces the unhappy fortunes of a tribe of native Americans who are cruelly evicted from their homeland by a ...Read MoreThe People is the last, great work of Bernard Malamud, one of the most celebrated American writers of the twentieth century, who was working on this novel when he died in 1986. Set in the Wild West in the nineteenth century, The People traces the unhappy fortunes of a tribe of native Americans who are cruelly evicted from their homeland by a greedy Washington government. In their search for a new place to settle, the tribe adopts a happy-go-lucky Jewish pedlar as their new chief. In his bizarre and responsible new role, Chief Jozip undergoes the same humiliations, sufferings and battles as his adopted tribe when he tries to lead them across the Rocky Mountains to Canada and a brighter future.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good/complete jacket. [269 pp] PULITZER PRIZE-and NATIONAL BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR-FIRST EDITION--/EDITED AND INTRODUCED BY ROBERT GIROUX//Published posthumously three years after the death of Malamud. Besides the unfinished "The People" novel Malamud was working on at the time of his death, "This book also contains sixteen uncollected stories by Bernard Malamud." Five early stories heretofor unpublished and eleven stories published previously in magazines. 269 pages. Author Saul Bellow's DJ commentary exclaims: "The accent of a hard-won and individual emotional truth is always heard in Malamud's words. He is a rich original of the first rank."//nice copy//text clean and tight//light shelf wear//THIS COPY HAS LOTS OF GREAT READS LEFT.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0374230676. Clean, unmarked interior and exterior. The textblock is tight and pages are crisp. There is mild wear to the extremities of the boards. The dustjacket has light rubbing and mild wear to the extremities.; tall 8vo 9"-10" tall; 269 pages; Fiction; acf; copper/black; fictcat.
Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Short stories by author of the Natural. Book as a small stain to cloth(book is bound in half cloth), Jacket is a little edgeworn, and has a rectangular discolored spot from a bookstore sticker.
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