Dreams from Bunker Hill

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1982.

The last Bandini novel, dictated by Fante before his death

(Item #6056) Dreams from Bunker Hill. John Fante.

Dreams from Bunker Hill

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1982. First edition. One of 500 trade edition copies. A nearly Fine copy in Good + publisher's acetate jacket. Bound in cream and blue boards with red cloth backstrip and maintaining paper title to spine. Minor wear to extremities and two small stains to closed text block foredge. Jacket with expected scuffing with old price sticker and residue on back panel.

Fante's novel, and follows the character Arturo Bandini, a "quintessential starving artist" (LA Times) as he dreams and succeeds at being a writer in Los Angeles. Fante imbues Bandini with a similar background as himself and wrote about the character throughout his career, publishing four works often referred to as the Bandini Quartet. Suffering complications and blindness from diabetes, Fante wrote the book via dictation.
Fine in Good + dust jacket. (Item #6056)

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