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The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and other stories

£12.99

Product description

Hardback. Red cloth covered book with gold gilt writing on the spine. Dust jacket included, torn along the spine top and bottom. Pages are uncut. Text is clear and readable throughout. Binding is good.

Published by Faber & Faber in 1944.

A timeless selection of brilliant short stories that won William Saroyan a position among the foremost, most widely popular writers of America when it first appeared in 1934.With the greatest of ease William Saroyan flew across the literary skies in 1934 with the publication of The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories. One of the first American writers to describe the immigrant experience in the U.S., Saroyan created characters who were Armenians, Jews, Chinese, Poles, Africans, and the Irish. The title story touchingly portrays the thoughts of a very young writer, dying of starvation. All of the tales were written during the great depression and reflect, through pathos and humor, the mood of the nation in one of its greatest times of want.

Item details

Author(s):
Saroyan, William
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
18.5 x 12.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Title:
The Daring Young Man on The Flying Trapeze and other stories

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About this item

Hardback. Red cloth covered book with gold gilt writing on the spine. Dust jacket included, torn along the spine top and bottom. Pages are uncut. Text is clear and readable throughout. Binding is good.

Published by Faber & Faber in 1944.

A timeless selection of brilliant short stories that won William Saroyan a position among the foremost, most widely popular writers of America when it first appeared in 1934.With the greatest of ease William Saroyan flew across the literary skies in 1934 with the publication of The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories. One of the first American writers to describe the immigrant experience in the U.S., Saroyan created characters who were Armenians, Jews, Chinese, Poles, Africans, and the Irish. The title story touchingly portrays the thoughts of a very young writer, dying of starvation. All of the tales were written during the great depression and reflect, through pathos and humor, the mood of the nation in one of its greatest times of want.

Author(s):
Saroyan, William
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
18.5 x 12.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Title:
The Daring Young Man on The Flying Trapeze and other stories

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