A Hall of Mirrors
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1967. The BOMC edition of 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. Warmly inscribed by the author: "For ___/ with love and thanks until we meet again/ Bob." Laid in is the half-title page from a paperback edition, which is also inscribed: "For ___/ with love/ Bob S." Small dent upper board edge; else fine in a near fine, mildly rubbed dust jacket. [#026623] $150
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