Don’t Stop the Carnival.

“REMEMBER THIS, IF YOU CAN--THERE IS NOTHING, NOTHING MORE PRECIOUS THAN TIME”: First Edition of Herman Wouk's Don't Stop the Carnival; Inscribed by Him To His Physician

Don’t Stop the Carnival.

WOUK, Herman.

$1,250.00

Item Number: 44027

New York: Doubleday & Company, 1965.

First edition of Wouk’s classic comedy. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Association copy, inscribed by the author to his physician in the year of publication, “Gratitude and good wishes to Dr. Abe Levine Sincerely Herman Wouk 9 III 65 New York.” Fine in a very good dust jacket light wear to the extremities. Jacket painting by Janet Gasson. Jacket design by Owen Scott. A nice association.

Don’t Stop the Carnival is a comedy about escaping middle-age crisis to the Caribbean, a heaven that quickly turns into a hell for the main character. The book is said to be loosely based on Herman Wouk's experiences in managing an actual hotel, in the early 1960s in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.The novel was turned into a musical by Jimmy Buffett in 1997.

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