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The End of the Road

(1958)
A novel by

 
 
By the author of THE SOT-WEED FACTOR and THE FLOARING OPERA. THE END OF THE ROAD is the story of Jacob Horner. On his 28th birthday, he decides that he has no convincing reason for doing anything. And that's what he does, nothing- until a strange black man who calls himself a doctor tells him about his case and prescribes teaching at Wicomico State Teacher's College as a cure. There he meets Joe Morgan, a young historian, and Rennie, his wife. Joe and Rennie have taught themselves to say goodbye to objective values. Jacob had none in the first place. This is the story of Jacob, Joe and Rennie. They are in love.

    

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Hardback Editions

June 1967 : USA Hardback
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Title: The End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-385-09026-9 / 978-0-385-09026-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

January 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road (American Literature)
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 1-62897-157-6 / 978-1-62897-157-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
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December 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-553-24276-8 / 978-0-553-24276-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY @ DELL
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June 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road (A Panther book)
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-586-05282-8 / 978-0-586-05282-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-553-20178-6 / 978-0-553-20178-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-553-12516-8 / 978-0-553-12516-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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June 1975 : USA Paperback
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Title: End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-448-00240-X / 978-0-448-00240-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (P)
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1972 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-553-02995-9 / 978-0-553-02995-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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March 1971 : UK Paperback
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Title: End of the Road
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-14-002691-6 / 978-0-14-002691-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

January 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The End of the Road (American Literature)
Author(s): John Barth
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Availability: Amazon CA