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In Love With a Wanton by John Updike

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A collection of witty and thoughtful musings on the game of golf.

Half-leather, brown Moroccan goatskin and handmade, pinstripe paste paper in a black clamshell box.
$1,250.00
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$1,250.00
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This collection, by one America’s most beloved authors and essayists, brings together four of John Updike's previously published works on the game of golf: ”Playing With Better Players,” “In Love With a Wanton,” “Walking Insomnia,” and “On Being a Senior Golfer.” In 37 letterpress printed pages--simply and beautifully illustrated by Tania Lee--Updike examines golf as both a game and a way of life. With his characteristic wit, humor, and insight he draws on the rich history of the game, the technique, the focus, the anxiety, the ecstasy, to create a work as compelling as it is entertaining. This edition is signed by the author, the illustrator, and the publisher, and bound in a combination of brown Moroccan goatskin and handmade, pinstripe paste paper.
Additional Information
Author John Updike
About The Author John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 - January 27, 2009) was a Pulitzer Prize winning author. Known for for the craftsmanship of his prose and attention to detail, Updike is widely recognized as one of America’s greatest and most prolific writers.
Dimensions

Book: 5 1/2" x 9 1/4"

Clamshell Box: 6 3/8" x 10 1/4"
Edition This edition is limited to 250 signed copies.

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