Simone Weil. Francine Du Plessix Gray.

Simone Weil

Hardcover, New York: Viking/A Lipper Book, 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. "A patriot, mystic, and activist, a pampered intellectual who believed in the redemptive value of manual labor, an ascetic who craved sensuous beauty, the daughter of a secular Jewish family who yearned to enter the Catholic Church, Simone Weil died at the age of thirty-four after a long struggle with anorexia" (DJ). Ships same or next business day. Book is bumped at tail end of spine, lightly bent in at outer tail corners. Dust jacket has minimal shelf and edge wear, but is ripped for 1" twice around front, inner cut-out design. ; Penguin Lives; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages. [Item #55584]

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