Author:Wright, Wilson (pseud. for William Reitzel)

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Man Wants But Little

By: Wright, Wilson (pseud. for William Reitzel)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni, Inc.: 1933

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 16227

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [worn copy, soiling to top edge, all corners bumped to some degree; text from jacket flaps glued to front and rear pastedowns, one-time owner's name and date/place of purchase scrawled in pencil on ffep]; Agrarian novel of sorts, about a young Spanish farmer who emigrates to Cuba, "where the rising wave of a boom-period sweeps him tempestuously into the drama of Cuban life. He answers the confusion of American mines, local politics, sugar boom, and local revolution with a stubborn simplicity." (That's a quote from the jacket blurb, but note that NO jacket is present... View more info

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Man Wants But Little

By: Wright, Wilson (pseud. for William Reitzel)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20139

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[light shelfwear, spine slightly turned, faint dust-soiling to top of text block; jacket slightly edgeworn and age-toned]. Agrarian novel of sorts, about a young Spanish farmer who emigrates to Cuba, "where the rising wave of a boom-period sweeps him tempestuously into the drama of Cuban life. He answers the confusion of American mines, local politics, sugar boom, and local revolution with a stubborn simplicity." The Time magazine reviewer observed that "sinister echoes of U.S. big business [and] Havana terrorism are felt only in the background of this pastoral tale of Cuban peas... View more info