A PAUSE IN THE DESERT: and Other Stories.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. dj. Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon collection of short stories by this Pulitzer Prize winning writer and noted anthrolopolist. He "covers many aspects of everyday life in these sixteen stories, which range from an old man facing death alone in the Mexican bush to some boys facing the responsibilities of life at St. Peter's school; from the science fiction world of computing machines to the world of gourmets; and from the violent death of a man off the Rhode Island coast to the quiet death of a marriage in New Mexico." 235 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.(some edgewear and short closed tears to dj, original price of $3.50 still present on flap)
Book ID: 61360
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