A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (a touch of rubbing to the spine tail, light age fading to the board extremities), in a Fine dust jacket, TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER SIGNED from Elizabeth Sifton, Knopf's Executive Vice President to Lee Soper (presumably the former head of University Book Store in Seattle, Washington); the Polish-American writer's debut novel centered on a Jewish family in Poland during the German invasion and occupation. The book won the 1991 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, given annually to a novel or book of short stories by an American author for his or her debut book of fiction, as well as the 1992 Prix Médicis étranger, a French literary award given annually to an author whose fame does not yet match his talent. A Fine copy of this highly-notable debut, TOGETHER WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Wartime Lies [Signed Letter]
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1991
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Random House, New York, 1991. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED (inscribed) by author on a bookplate on front end page. Also includes laid-in a short typed thank you letter SIGNED by author. $19.00 price on DJ flap. Also includes laid-in the original 1991 review from New York Times Book Review. Also laid-in is a 1995 New York Times Magazine article by Begley entitled "At Age 12, A Life Begins" about his youth in Poland. Author's first novel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 001622