Hunting Mister Heartbreak (Jonathan Raban)

Hunting Mister Heartbreak (Jonathan Raban) lands on the shelves of my shop.

London: Collins Harvill, 1990, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

>From the cover: Following the traditional route of the greenhorn European emigrant across the wild North Atlantic, Jonathan Raban set out in the wake of Hector St John de Crevecoeur Mister Heartbreak and several million other emigrants to discover America and the immigrant experience anew.

Can you make a new world out of words? Or a new genre out of a country? The answer is yes, but only if youre prepared to risk being at sea, taking on new identities, and making it up as you go along. The experience is described, true-to-life, and at the same time theres a tribute …

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

White boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 428 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.


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