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United States: Essays, 1952-1992
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Broadway Books
Publication date May 1, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780767908061
ISBN-10 0767908066
Dimensions 2.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 3.10 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $27.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A new paperback edition of the National Book Award-winning collection includes Gore Vidal's most noted essays on post-war America and its intellectual and political life during a time of upheaval, and provides insight into his humorous and uncompromising beliefs. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the age of Eisenhower to the dawning of the Clinton era, Gore Vidal’s United States offers an incomparably rich tapestry of American intellectual and political life in a tumultuous period. It also provides the best, most sustained exposure possible to the most wide-ranging, acute, and original literary intelligence of the post—World War II years. United States is an essential book in the canon of twentieth-century American literature and an endlessly fascinating work.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679414896
 
1 edition from Random House Inc (August 1, 1993); titled "United States: Essays, 1952-1992"
9780679414896 | details & prices | 1295 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.75 in. | 3.90 lbs | List price $37.50
About: In an anthology of more than one hundred essays, representing forty years of commentary, observations, and profiles, the author shares his views on American politics, culture, literature, and personalities
Paperback
Book cover for 9780349105246 Book cover for 9780679755722 Book cover for 9780767908061
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Broadway Books (May 1, 2001); titled "United States: Essays, 1952-1992"
9780767908061 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 2.25 in. | 3.10 lbs | List price $27.95
About: In an anthology of more than one hundred essays, representing forty years of commentary, observations, and profiles, the author shares his views on American politics, culture, literature, and personalities.
from Abacus (July 1, 2000); titled "United States Essays 1952-1992"
9780349105246 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 2.50 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Gore Vidal's reputation as America's finest essayist is an enduring one.
Reissue edition from Random House Inc (June 1, 1995)
9780679755722 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 2.25 in. | 2.95 lbs | List price $23.00
About: A paperback edition of the 1994 National Book Award winner includes Gore Vidal's most noted essays on post-war America and provides insight into his humorous and uncompromising beliefs.

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