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Nearer the Earth

By: Borst, Beatrice

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1942)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22539

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[light shelfwear, a touch of foxing to cloth at edges of covers and along hinges; jacket bright and attractive, slight wear to base of spine, small closed tear at bottom front hinge]. This "story of a well-bred girl's coming of age" was that years winner of the Avery Hopwood Award, which has been presented at/by the University of Michigan since the early 1930s. The New York Times critic, altough noting that the book was "a far cry from the brash and earthy realism" of the previous year's winner, Maritta Wolff's "Whistle Stop," praised it as "an earnest and sincere ... View more info