Momo, an orphaned Arab boy, struggles to help Madame Rosa, a dying former prostitute and survivor of Auschwitz, whose Paris boarding-house has sheltered other prostitutes' children.
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Book Description Collins & Harvill Press, London, 1978. Hardback. 1st English Language Edition. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price clipped with a small piece missing to the upper rear edge. A tiny spot of foxing to lower edge of front free endpaper and some scattered dots of foxing to fore edge. 182 pages Translated from the French by Ralph Manheim. Winner of the Prix Goncourt. First published in France in 1975 as La Vie Devant Soi. Emile Ajar was one of Romaine Gary's pseudonyms. Bookseller Inventory # 289920
Book Description Collins & Harvill Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. 182 pages (complete). First English language edition under the original English translation title. Published in French as "La Vie Devant Soi". Later made into a film with the much-lived Simone Signoret. This won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. A yellow band (in good, neat condition) is wrapped around the book. Emile Ajar was the diplomat and author Romain Gary (this was only revealed in his suicide note). A contented copy. The dustjacket is bright but has wear to all edges. The boards are tight, smart and has some marking. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, fresh, healthy, youthful, clean, clear and as new. fk. Bookseller Inventory # bcdt
Book Description Collin & Harvill Press, London, 1978. Orange Cloth HC-Gilt Lettering. Book Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. 8 1/2 " x 5 1/4". po signature and short message on first blank page; translated from the French La Vie Devant Soi by Ralph Manheim; Awarded the Prix Goncourt; pp. 182; price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 007870
Book Description Collins & Harvill, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Bookseller Inventory # 0002614588D