First printing of Wallant's powerful novel of post-Holocaust survival and remembrance.
Fine in near fine jacket.
"You seem to be trying to sell me on life. In any event, you are wasting your valuable time. There is nothing you can do to me."
Wallant's unflinching examination of trauma and survivor guilt, in which former professor Sol Nazerman is pressed between his inescapable concentration camp memories and his post-war reality as a pawnbroker in Harlem attempting to reconstruct human relationships in a changed world. The basis for an award-winning 1965 film adaptation starring Rod Steiger and directed by Sidney Lumet.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, (1961). 8'' x 5''. Original pale grey cloth, stamped in silver. In original unclipped ($4.50) dust jacket, designed by Ellen Raskin. , 280 pages. Mild wear to jacket at spine ends.
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