SWEET PROMISED LAND. by Laxalt, Robert.

SWEET PROMISED LAND. by Laxalt, Robert. < >


Edition: First thus.

Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - A handsome new edition of this book originally published in 1957, which has become a classic in the field of immigrant literature. This is an account of the author;s father, a Basque sheepherder raised on the Pyrenees in France, who came to the Sierras in Nevada as a young man, and who fifty years later returned to his home in the Basque country, only to discover that Nevada had become his real home. A title in the Basque series with a new foreword by William O. Douglas, the general editor of the series. Frontispiece by George Carlson. xx, 176 pp. ISBN: 0-87417-1148.

Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's first name, some bleeding from the blue cloth to the inside of the dj, not affecting the cloth nor visible on the outside.).

Book ID: 45251
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