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Human Capital

Uncorrected proof of Stephen Amidon's Human Capital

Stephen Amidon
Proof copy. 8vo. Pp. [viii], 375, [1 (blank)]. Pictorial wraps. Issued in the U.K. with forthcoming publication info to rear cover and British publisher Penguin/Viking credited to spine.
Stamped "Proof/Damaged" to front pastedown, else Fine.
Author's fifth novel. A wicked satire on the American Dream, as a busted real estate broker in an effort to stay in the game, forms an unlikely friendship with a shady hedge fund manager. Twice adapted for the big screen, the first, Il capitale umano, directed by Paolo Virzì, won best film at the 2014 David di Donatello, Nastro d'Argento, and Globi D'Oro Awards, and was Italy's entry for best foreign language film at the 2015 Academy Awards. The American version, directed by Marc Meyers, starring Liev Schreiber, Alex Wolff, Marisa Tomei, and Maya Hawke, premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. "Amidon nails it... Human Capital is terrific." The Washington Post Book World
format
uncorrected proof
publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
published in
New York
publication year
2004
ISBN
0374173508
pagination
375 pages
width × height
15.5 × 23.5 cm
genre
literary fiction
language
English
binding state
original binding
condition
fine
GBP£ 10
EUR€ 11.70
USD$ 13.10
ref.8KY 9U7