An uncompromising yet beautiful portrait of the life of Italian immigrants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the s, Christ in Concrete is the. Pietro di Donato’s “Christ in Concrete”. The long-lost novel that inspired Jimmy Breslin to write “The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez.”. An uncompromising yet beautiful portrait of the life of Italian immigrants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the s, Christ in Concrete is the story of a.
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Summary Discuss Reviews 0 An uncompromising yet beautiful portrait of the life of Italian immigrants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the s, Christ in Concrete is the story of a twelve-year-old boy who must support his family after his father’s untimely death.
Log-in or create an account first! Victor Gollancz Ltd, Original blue cloth, spine lettered in dark blue. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine. First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US in From the publisher’s archive their stamp to the title page. Some foxing to edges and white spots to boards; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine. The publisher’s retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front free endpaper and the title page.
First edition of this classic portrait of Lower East Side of Manhattan in the s. Octavo, original black cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper.
Near fine in a good dust jacket with some wear and tear. An uncompromising yet beautiful portrait of the life of Italian immigrants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the s, Christ in Concrete is the story of a twelve-year-old boy who must support his family after his father’s untimely death.
Raptis Rare Books Published: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Light soiling on top edge, else very good in a very good light edge wear and rubbing dust jacket. Di Donato -a writer and bricklayer, was best known for this novel, which recounts the life and times of his bricklayer father, Geremio, who was killed in in a building collapse. The book was hailed by critics in the U. Peter di Donato Sept.
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Minor cover wear and spine lettering fading otherwise very good.
Christ in Concrete by Pietro Di Donato
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, A labor novel chronicling the life of an Italian bricklayer in the slums of New York, preceded by an excerpt appearing in Esquire Magazine in Endpapers and pastedowns slightly toned as is nearly always the casewith a touch of rubbing to spine lettering; Near Fine.
Dustjacket is unclipped, with shallow chipping, wear, and creasing to extremities, with several short tears, rubbing along joints, and a faint diagonal crease along rear panel; Very Good. Lorne Bair Rare Books Published: Octavo, original black cloth, gilt titles to the spine. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “With appreciation to you, Bill, I remain forever your friend.
Pietro de Donato “Donnie. The Bobbs-Merrill Company Originally pubished in Esquire Magazine inwith five Chapters, titled: Inspiration for the film titled ” Give Us This Day ” A recounting of the life and times of author’s bricklayer- foreman father, killed in a building collapsein Authored by much-admired novelist, reporterbricklayerPieteo Di Domato – Collectible 77 years old book ; a metaphor to many for the immigrant experience in America, of early last century. Ships with Tracking Number!
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Christ in Concrete Pietro Di Donato May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Christ in Concrete Pietro Didonto The Bobbs-Merrill Company, . Page edges a litte spotted, else a tight, near fine in bright crisp dust jacket with a couple tiny closed tears. There is the pencilled note on flyleaf: Robert Dagg Rare Books Published: Pictorial boards, a very good copy.
Cover shows minor wear. Dust jacket less than fair, with considerable edgewear, some fading, chips and small tears. Blue Leaf Books Published: Nov 01, Condition: Book may have one or a combination of the following characteristics: Overall, the book is in solid shape.
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Christ in Concrete
Bobbs-Merrill hardcover, fine black cloth, gilt partly worn from spine, dust jacket missing, tight binding, bookplate inside, clean text Prompt, reliable service, shipped next business day. Int’l mailed via first concret or priority. Oxford University Press, My Book Heaven Published: Clean and unmarked hardcover in full cloth binding.
Dust jacket has edge dknato, a bit of chipping, and in four-corner vhrist on flaps. Previous owner’s book-plate on front paste-down, else very good in a very good minor edge wear dust jacket. Very good in a very good light edge wear with a small chip at the crown of the spine dust jacket. Previous owner’s blind-stamp on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good minor edge wear dust jacket. Black cloth, with gilt illustration and lettering, 8vo. Chrust, tightly bound, very good plus copy, showing some very faint, scattered discoloration to covers, and with “Office File Copy” stamped to top page edges, in bright, unclipped, but only good, slightly worn dust jacket, missing parts of spine.
Very good, book has rub of spine, edges and corners of cover, name of former owner inside front cover. This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.
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Better World Books Ltd Condition: Russell Books Ltd Condition: Pages of text are clean, lightly toned and pieto of markings. Binding is tight and secure. Our books are carefully described and packaged in boxes not envelopes. A gift card and personalized message can be included upon request.
The Book Escape Published: Binding tight and text unmarked. Andre Strong Bookseller Published: A black cloth hardcover book in good condition. Small tear at the foot of the spine.
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Head of spine and corners more lightly worn. Pale white smudges on front cover. Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Otherwise clean and tight. A novel about Itlaian-American construction workers. Comes with a small Book-of-the-Month Club pamphlet advertising this book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt illustration and donatk text on the spine. No indication of edition. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages.