Acceptable. 1965 Paperback. 247 p. Former Library book. Part of a collection of stories first published in 1941 under title: The hills beyond. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Fair. No dust jacket as issued. A well-read book with back lower corner minor water stain; front end page rippling. 247 p. 19 cm. 'A Note on Thomas Wolfe' by Wolfe's editor runs 38 pages at back. Wolfe was 37 when he died in 1938. In 1929 he had published his first book which was widely acclaimed. This book is a collection of short stories, many of biographical interest, originally published with "The Hills Beyond". Wolfe's other works: "The Web and the Rock", and "You Can't Go Home Again".
Nagy, Al (Cover artwork by). Very good. Near fine. Slight cover wear. Mass-market (rack) paperback. 247 p. Short stories: Title plus 9 others originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1941, Maxwell Perkins as Executor for Thomas Wolfe's estate. The author died at age 37 in 1938. He left with his publisher an unsorted stack of manuscripts standing chest high. Editor Edward C Aswell then extracted Wolfe's "The Web and the Rock", "You Can't Go Home Again", and "The Hills Beyond". The Asheville NC native's reputation was already well-established with his earlier, "Look Homeward, Angel". Wolfe was considered one of the most important writers of his pre-World War II generation.
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