The Descent

New York: Atheneum, 1960.

Price: $85.00

Hardcover. First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, about fine dustwrapper. The author's first novel, about America preparing to move the entire population underground in anticipation of a nuclear war.

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The Descent. Gina BERRIAULT.

Gina Berriault
birth name: Gina Berriault
born: 1/1/1926
died: 7/15/1999
nationality: USA

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California-born author whose first novel, The Descent, was published in 1960, and whose 1996 short-story collection Women in Their Beds won the PEN/Faulkner Award.more