Pub Year

Title

Author

Publisher

Original Price

Pages

1986

The Sportswriter

Ford, Richard

Vintage Contemporaries

$6.95

375

The first edition was published by Vintage Contemporaries, a division of Random House. FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. Binding is softcover with pictorial wrappers. The front wrapper has a review blurb by Frederick Exley. The back wrapper contains quotes by Frederick Exley, Raymond Carver, and Tobias Wolff.

The Sportswriter was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and was the first of a trilogy that was followed by the Pulitzer Prize winning Independence Day, and Lay of the Land. The Sportswriter's official publication date was March 20, 1986.

The Sportswriter is classified in the following category: Sports



To find the market value for this book, click on the pre-filled eBay, AbeBooks, or Biblio links to the right and look for comparable listings that have all of these first edition criteria.




Author:
Title:

Keyword:



Find textbooks at Alibris!

Search by author:

by Title:

by Keyword or ISBN:




Stumble It!




FEdPo's Most Referenced Books:

Click for details

Click for details

Click for details

Click for details

Click for details

Click for details

The front wrapper from the first edition of The Sportswriter.

The front wrapper from the first edition of The Sportswriter.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Sportswriter.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Sportswriter.

The first page of the first edition of The Sportswriter contains Review Blurbs about the

The first page of the first edition of The Sportswriter contains Review Blurbs about the author.

The back wrapper from the first edition of The Sportswriter.

The back wrapper from the first edition of The Sportswriter.

Identification picture of The Sportswriter.
The title page from the first edition of The Sportswriter.

The title page from the first edition of The Sportswriter.



Other first edition points for books by Richard Ford include: Independence Day.

 



Disclaimer: This website is intended to help guide you and give you insight into what to look for when identifying first editions. The information is compiled from the experience of reputable collectors and dealers in the industry. Gathering and updating information about these books is more an art than a science, and new identication criteria and points of issue are sometimes discovered that may contradict currently accepted identification points. This means that the information presented here may not always be 100% accurate. If you spot a mistake, drop us an e-mail and we will do our best to investigate and correct it.
Browse by Author

See also...

Copyright © 2006 FEdPo First Edition Points - All Rights Reserved.