The Prisoner Ate a Hearty Breakfast

By: Ellison, Jerome

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(no dust jacket) [worn but still solid copy, moderate soiling to covers, spine a little turned, fading to cloth at edges and spine, list of dates in pencil on rear fep]. A hard-boiled novel, of sorts, in the Cain/O'Hara mold, about a young man whose artistic aspirations cause both internal and external conflicts in his life, and who through a chain of circumstances finds himself caught in a downward spiral. The author's first novel.

Title: The Prisoner Ate a Hearty Breakfast

Author: Ellison, Jerome

Categories: Fiction: Vintage,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1939)

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 9276

Keywords: Thirties Great Depression Artists Hard-boiled Abortion First Novel