The Old Religion. David Mamet.

The Old Religion

New York: The Free Press, 1997. First Edition, First Printing.

Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 220 x 140 mm), 194, [2] pages, red quarter cloth over black boards, titles in gilt to spine, in an unclipped, illustrated dust jacket (hard cover).

INSCRIBED by David Mamet on the title page. A review copy with publisher's letter laid in. David Mamet's novel based on a true event: the 1914 trial and lynching of a Jewish factory owner who was wrongfully accused of the rape and murder of a Southern girl. Mamet explores the interior world of the factory owner and invokes the haunting fear of anyone who could be wrongfully accused and victimized by the legal system.

CONDITION: Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket that has a bit of scuffing to the lower panel. Item #1707
ISBN: 0684841193

Price: $50.00

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