Vintage Fiction: Voices in the House 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1953 by John Sedges [Pearl Buck] - Small Town Vermont


Title: Voices in the House

Author: John Sedges [Pearl Buck]

Description: First Edition. Black cloth spine with white lettering and terracotta sides showing a white and green wavy pinstripe design. Short strips of black tape on boards (from previous dustjacket protective sleeve). Missing ffep. Previous owner's name at top of title page and rear paste-down. Spots of soiling on half-title page, else clean. Dust jacket shows very light edgewear; diagonal scratch on front panel; not price clipped ($3.00); top edge of rear flap has short closed tear. DJ in clear archival sleeve. 249 pp. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. Scarce.

Written by Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) and published under her pseudonym John Sedges. An amusing, though tense and melodramatic novel set in the small town, hilltop home of a Vermont lawyer. William Archer is bewildered by fatherhood, the tyranny of parasitic servants, the somber moods of middle age, and the delicacies of marriage.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: John Day Company
Place: New York
Year: 1953

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Pearl S. Buck, novel, fiction,

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