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The Patchwork Time

By: Gibbons, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23171

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[boards very slightly bowed outwards, tiny shallow dent in top of front cover; jacket has one tiny chip at top of front panel, very slight paper loss at top of spine, light soiling to rear panel]. The Alabama-born author's second (and apparently last) book, "essentially a novel about Johnny Somers, a frightened young man who suddenly finds himself in a strange world of baffling mazes and tortuous paths; and yet, even more starkly real, it is the heart-breaking story of the pitiable, likable people of a small Southern town." If that jacket-blurb quote seems a little oblique, it didn't... View more info