Title A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE
Book Condition A few tiny dots of foxing to the fore-edge and to a preliminary page, else very nearly fine in terra cotta cloth; in an age-toned (particularly to spine panel) dust jacket that also shows a whisper of edgewear.
Edition First edition with first state dust jacket (blurb names on rear panel are printed in pale green.) Jacket design by Janet Halverson.
Publisher New York: Atheneum, 1962.
Seller ID 31929.00
The North Carolinian's debut won the William Faulkner Award for a notable first novel and presaged a long and distinguished career as a novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright. His novel KATE VAIDEN won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1986.
Fiction. Southern Literature. First Books. North Carolina.