Title TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE
Book Condition Very good plus: lightly bumped corner tips, owner's discreet signature to front free endsheet, mild fading to upper corner of rear cover, faint soiling to page edges; dust jacket shows shallow chipping at spine ends, rubbing, nicking, short edge tears.
Edition First edition. In full terra-cotta cloth, lettered in black to front cover and spine; in pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Ishmael.
Publisher New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1943.
Seller ID 32539.01
One of Stuart's most popular novels begins with the burial of the Tussie's soldier son who has been killed in World War II, but whose G.I. insurance money allows the family to move into the nicest house in town. Thomas Jefferson Southern Award-winner.
Fiction. Southern Literature. Kentucky.