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La Vida Oscar Lewis

La Vida - Oscar Lewis

Secker & Warburg, 1967, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Poor Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper worn and torn at the head, tail and corners with slight loss, laminate lifting at the spine. Top edges of text block lightly spotted. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. Text complete, clean and tight.

From the cover: “The jury for the science, philosophy and religion category cited it for its original contribution to the literature of anthropology, for its perceptive, detached observation of individuals and the stuff of human life; and for its illumination of how poverty formed and deformed one family between Puerto Rico and New York.”


Jacket designed by Marty Stein. Size: 8¾" x 6". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. Winner of the National Book Award prize. 599 pages.
£11.50

This one has already found a new owner.