NABOKOV IN AMERICA: On the Road to Lolita.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Bloomsbury, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A portrait of Vladimir Nabokov told through the lens of the years he spent in America - where he and Vera arrived in 1943, fleeing the Nazis. Roper discusses Nabokov's friendship with Edmund Wilson, his time at Cornell, but focuses on the journeys - 200,000 miles of them - which he took in the West, with his wife, Vera, and son Dmitri, in search of butterflies - on the two-lane highways and the roadside motels that he brings to life in Lolita. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs/ Bibliography, notes. 333 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.