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Hi-Life 1950 - John Updike's Senior Class Yearbook (Signed Association Copy)

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Hi-Life 1950 - John Updike's Senior Class Yearbook (Signed Association Copy)

by UPDIKE, John

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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Very Good +/No Jacket - As Published
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About This Item

Shillington, PA: Shillington High School, 1950. This is John Updike's girlfriends copy of the 1950 Hi-Life yearbook. Inscribed to her (at John's picture) apologizing for leaving her (?). Included with the book is an inscribed (to the same girlfriend) first edition of Self-Consciousness with an inscribed page tipped in that is inscribed to her and noting that she is mentioned on page 12 of the book. He mentioned how awkward he was trying to dance with her. Laid in is some class ephemera, an 8" X 12" glossy class reunion photo, a newspaper photo of the girls of Berks County, The 4-page Commencement Program, the Annual Band Concert booklet from 1950. . Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
6000862
Title
Hi-Life 1950 - John Updike's Senior Class Yearbook (Signed Association Copy)
Author
UPDIKE, John
Illustrator
Photo-Illustrated
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket Condition
No Jacket - As Published
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Shillington High School
Place of Publication
Shillington, PA
Date Published
1950
Keywords
Yearbook; Chatterbox
Bookseller catalogs
Signed; Association; Year Book;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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