A Hall of Mirrors
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1967. His first book, a novel of drifters in New Orleans in the early Sixties caught up in the web of a quasi-religious political machine. Winner of the William Faulkner Award for best first novel of the year as well as a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Made into a not particularly successful film, WUSA, with Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Anthony Perkins. A Hall of Mirrors captured the toxic mix of religion, politics, demagoguery and hypocrisy in a way that should have seemed dated by now but instead only seems to be more pertinent to understanding our national political process than ever. Signed by the author. Slight spine lean and shelf wear; near fine in a very good, edgeworn dust jacket including a chip at the upper outer rear corner. [#031760] SOLD
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