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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date August 1, 2005
Pages 244
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060837020
ISBN-10 0060837020
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.54 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
Editions
Hardcover
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With Janet McCann (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Salem Pr Inc (September 15, 2011)
9781587658365 | details & prices | 403 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.58 lbs | List price $95.00
About: The Bell Jar is a highly distinctive and unusual book, and although the era of the 1950's it represents has faded and disappeared into history, the power of this novel does not dissipate.
from Everymans Library (August 1, 1998)
9780375404634 | details & prices | 229 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum
from Random House Inc (August 1, 1998); titled "Bell Jar"
9789990020014 | details & prices | List price $0.02
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (December 1, 1996)
9780783819877 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
25 anv edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 1996)
9780060174903 | details & prices | 296 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $24.99
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
from Buccaneer Books (June 1, 1991); titled "Bell Jar"
9780899668154 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $21.95
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
from Harpercollins (June 1, 1971)
9780060133566 | details & prices | 296 pages | List price $16.95
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
Paperback
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With Frances McCullough (other contributor), Lois Ames (other contributor) | from Perennial Pr (November 3, 2009)
9780061849909 | details & prices | 284 pages | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $10.00
About: The Bell Jar is Sylvia Plath’s shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel of a woman falling into the grips of insanity, now available in an Olive Edition—a lower-priced small format edition with a hip and beautiful package design.
Reprint edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 2006)
9780061148514 | details & prices | 244 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.99
About: In the harrowing acclaimed novel by the celebrated poet, Esther Greenwood, a rising editor during the early 1950s, suffers a nervous breakdown, falling deeply into depression and madness.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Harpercollins (August 1, 2005)
9780060837020 | details & prices | 244 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.54 lbs | List price $14.99
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
With Frances McCullough (other contributor) | Large print edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 2003)
9780060573096 | details & prices | 416 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
from Perennial (December 1, 1999)
9780060930189 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum.
Reissue edition from Windstone (February 1, 1993)
9780553278354 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $7.50
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
from Ballantine Books (June 1, 1986)
9780553260083 | details & prices | 216 pages | List price $4.50
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
from Cliff Notes (July 1, 1984)
9780822002260 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $4.95
About: The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.
CD/Spoken Word
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With Maggie Gyllenhaal (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Caedmon Audio Cassette (March 1, 2006)
9780060878771 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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With Maggie Gyllenhaal (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Caedmon Audio Cassette (October 1, 2003)
9780060569457 | details & prices | 4.00 × 6.00 × 2.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
Unabridged edition from Harperaudio (December 1, 1999); titled "Bell Jar"
9780694517305 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (October 1, 2000)
9780606198073 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $23.40
About: Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum.
from Demco Media (February 1, 1993)
9780606022941 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $21.23
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 18, 2008)
9781435249035 | details & prices | 244 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.82 lbs | List price $25.95
from Turtleback Books (August 1, 2005); titled "Bell Jar"
9781417692958 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $25.70
About: Esther Greenwood, a talented and successful writer, finally succumbs to madness when the world around her begins to falter.
With Frances McCullough (other contributor) | from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613291989 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $22.50
About: Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "Bell Jar"
9780808513988 | details & prices | List price $15.15

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