Item Detail

Item Number 1431
Title Miracle Of The Rose
Author Genet, Jean
Condition NF/NF
Publisher Grove Press
Place Published New York
Date Published 1966
Edition 1st US Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Very nice copy - unread. Clean, very tight book with just a touch of spine cocking & upper page edge soiling. The price intact DJ has 1 tiny closed edge tear & a trace of soiling on the back panel. 3rd of author's prose works published in U. S., but 2nd novel. Set in the State prison during the German Occupation, this story weaves between an account of prison life & the past at Mettray Reformatory, the almost idyllic, flower covered prison colony for boys to which he was sent as a child. The book was actually written in a prison cell on scraps of paper.; 8 1/4" x 6"; 344 pages
LoC or ISBN 6614097
Keyword(s) Autobiography,Jean Genet,First Edition
Category(ies) General Fiction 1sts,Biographies Politics Government War
Price $76.50