REUBEN, REUBEN. by De Vries, Peter.

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REUBEN, REUBEN.

Edition: First printing.

Boston: Little Brown, (1964) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in which no one knows how to love. Clifton Fadiman commented that "his wacky art reflects the fact that our conditiion is as preposterous as it is terrifying." Basis for the 1983 film starring Tom Conti, Kelly McGillis and Roberts Blossom. Although not widely read now, De Vries was one of the funniest American writers of the mid-20th century - sometimes laugh-aloud funny - although often with an underlying sadness or seriousness. SIGNED on the title page. 435 pp. Dust jacket by John Alcorn.

Condition: Near fine in turquoise cloth in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, minor edgewear to dj with tape reinforcent to the interior of dj) .

Book ID: 89682
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