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Titre : TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE (AUTHOR SIGNED)
Éditeur : E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc., New York
Date d'édition : 1943
Reliure : hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good-
Edition : 1st Edition; 1st Printing.
Author signed presentation on front blank fly page, fly pages toned els book would be fine, dust jacket is worn with small chips at head and foot, white back slightly soiled, still a nice, tight, and attractive copy (previous owners name). True stated first edition with jacket illustration by Ishmael. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. N° de réf. du libraire 68394
Synopsis : Soldier Kim Tussie's death brings his widow, Aunt Vittie, $10,000 in insurance money, which Grandpa and Grandma promptly help her spend. Through the eyes of innocent young Sid Tussie, we see what happens when a poor mountain clan comes into sudden wealth.
Here is high comedy, as forty-six Tussies pack themselves into their new "mansion" and proceed to live the good life.
Note de l'éditeur: Taps for Private Tussie won the Thomas Jefferson Southern Award in 1943, and was a Book-of-the-Month Club selection that year, also. This tale about the Tussie family is a brimming mountain spring of hilarious fun and folklife. Yet never was a book read more eagerly to see what in the world will happen next.
This tale is not just a story of poor white Southern mountaineers on relief. There is something universal about it. It reveals an attitude towards human life and its problems, found in people, places, and times that have no connection with Southern mountaineers.
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