John Barth

The Floating Opera

originally published:
New York : Appleton-Century

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 117.


  • National Book Award for Fiction(1973)
  • First Book(1956)
  • Burgess 99(1966)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1960)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 5/27/1930
born as: John Simmons Barth
nationality: USA

American writer best known for novels that combine philosophical depth with biting satire and boisterous, often bawdy humor.

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