Nan A. Talese, April 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #239761
A provocative, unsettling look at the tragic consequences of America's 'need to punish' is seen through the life of Newton Arvin (1900-1963), one of our great literary critics, whose world was shattered by the virulent campaigns against homosexuals in the mid-20th century. Two 8-page photo inserts. First edition signed by the author on the title page. Shelf wear to dust jacket. Some small tears at top and bottom of spine of jacket.