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(no dust jacket) [reading copy only, with considerable shelfwear to bottom edges (boards exposed in several spots), rear hinge split, vintage bookseller's label (Bert Barber's Book Store, Fort Worth) on rear pastedown]. Novel about a Dutch family, in Paris and later New York, by a writer once referred to (at least by Time Magazine) as "Holland's foremost novelist." Apparently her depiction of American life in the middle section of the book was grounded in a personal visit to this country in 1925.

Title: Tantalus

Author: Ammers-Kuller, Jo van (translated from the Dutch by G.J. Renier and Irene Clephane)

Edition: 1st (U.S.) edition

Location Published: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: (c.1930)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Categories: Fiction: Vintage

Seller ID: 14139

Keywords: holland family life