1948: Raintree County, by Ross Lockridge, Jr


Raintree County by Ross Lockridge Jr. is a historical fiction novel set in the titular Raintree County, Indiana, during the mid-19th century. The story follows John Shawnessy, a young man who dreams of writing a great American novel, as he navigates his way through love, war, and the complexities of life in a rapidly changing America. The novel spans over 1000 pages and includes illustrations and maps to help readers visualize the setting and characters.

Raintree County is a sweeping epic that captures the spirit of America during a time of great change and upheaval. Through the eyes of its protagonist, Lockridge explores themes of love, loss, and the pursuit of the American dream, all set against the backdrop of a rapidly changing country.

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston in 1948. 1066 pages, including illustrations and maps.

This is a green cloth hardcover volume. Dustjacket is present, byt has a minor rip on the spine.
There is a signature of the book’s original owner in the front, dated January 1948.

The pages are slightly yellowed due to the passage of time, otherwise the book is clean and well bound, it is in a very good condition.

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 5 cm




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