Double Ring: The Proud Generation by Ava Ruth Hochstatter SIGNED Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1976 South Dakata/Midwest Novel


Title: Double Ring: The Proud Generation

Author: Ava Ruth Hochstatter

Description: Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very faint wear to spine. Slight dusty appearance to top edge of text block. Gift inscription on rear paste-down, else interior is clean. Dust jacket rubbed; some scuffing at extremities; not price clipped (10.00). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 517 pp. 9 x 6.5 inches.

Laid in is the publisher's promotional flier for Double Ring. The novel is set in the years just before World War II and is itself a portrait of a midwestern town called Gateshead and within it the Roland family. Ava Ruth Hochstatter (1918-2002) was born in Hutchinson County, South Dakota and grew up in Yankton. For several years she traveled with her husband, a Congregational minister, from parish to parish before settling in San Carlos, California, in the 1940's.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition:

Publisher: Dorrance & Company
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1976

Language: English

ISBN: 0805922679

Keywords: fiction, novel, Midwest, South Dakota authors,

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