WILLIWAW. A Novel. Gore Vidal.


New York: E. P. Dutton, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Vidal's first novel. "Into the minds of a half dozen men aboard a ship making a three day voyage among the treacherous Aleutians, nature projects the conflict of her forces. Battling the sea and struggling against each other as the dreaded williwaw (a sudden violent squall blowing offshore from a mountainous coast) approaches, strikes and subsides, the men reveal the storms within their souls, stark, fierce and compelling". 222 pages. A very good plus to near fine copy with foxing to the front pastedown and endpaper in a very good plus jacket with a brilliant front panel but foxing to the rear panel. Item #14464

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