The Spirit of the Place.

First Edition of Samuel Shem's The Spirit of the Place; Signed by Him

The Spirit of the Place.

SHEM, Samuel.


Item Number: 142499

Kent, OH: The Kent University Press, 2008.

First edition of this ambitious novel about the complicated relationships between mothers and sons, doctors and patients, the past and the present, and love and death. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Samuel Shem on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover art by Marc Chagall.

“The Spirit of the Place is written with a large heart, a healing touch, wry and wise insight into the human condition. Worthy of the best of Samuel Shem, which is worthy indeed" (James Carrol).

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