Inscribed first printing of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set in North Korea.
Fine in fine jacket.
"When one Glorious Leader hands you to the next, citizens, you truly live forever."
Handsome copy of this ambitious novel, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize and finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award, inscribed by Johnson in the year of publication. Described by the author as a "sort of North Korean Casablanca," THE ORPHAN MASTER'S SON was praised by Michiko Kakutani as "harrowing and deeply affecting."
Read more: Kakutani, "A North Korean Soldier Finds His 'Casablanca,'" The New York Times.
(New York): (Random House), (2012). 9.25'' x 6.25''. Original black boards. In original unclipped ($26.00) dust jacket by Lynn Buckley. 443,  pages. Signed by Johnson and dated Jan 20, 2012 on title page. Light edgewear.
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