Franklin

S. / John Updike.

Author/Creator:
Updike, John.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Knopf, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
279 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Communal living -- Fiction.
Arizona -- Fiction.
Cults -- Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
New Englander Sarah Worth goes west to join a Hindu commune in Arizona. There she mingles with the other sannyasins (pilgrims) in the difficult attempt to subdue ego and achieve salvation and release from illusion.
Local notes:
Rare Book copy has autograph from Dean's Forum at Penn, 1988.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2 signed by the author.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 in slipcase.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2: "Of the first edition ... three hundred and fifty copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound. Each copy is signed by the author and numbered"--first page.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 is no. 249.
Penn Provenance:
Updike, John (autograph) (RBC copy) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0394568354 :
OCLC:
17385299
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