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The Folded Leaf

(1945)
A novel by

 
 
The Folded Leaf, first published in 1945, is a classic American coming-of-age novel, set in the suburbs of Chicago in the 1920s. The novel revolves around the friendship of two boys, Lymie Peters and Spud Latham, as they go from youth to adulthood. Although from different backgrounds and with different personalities and talents, the boys develop a strong bond with one another. However, following their high-school graduation and their entry into college, mounting tensions threaten to break their friendship. Author William Maxwell (1908-2000), in addition to writing many novels, served as the fiction editor for The New Yorker magazine from 1936-1975.



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Hardback Editions

June 1945 : USA Hardback
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Title: Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 0-404-61510-4 / 978-0-404-61510-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc
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Paperback Editions

March 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 0-09-957359-8 / 978-0-09-957359-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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May 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Folded Leaf (Panther)
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 1-86046-696-6 / 978-1-86046-696-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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January 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 1-86046-545-5 / 978-1-86046-545-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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October 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 0-679-77256-1 / 978-0-679-77256-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
ISBN: 0-87923-351-6 / 978-0-87923-351-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: David R Godine
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Audio Editions

March 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Folded Leaf
Author(s): William Maxwell
Publisher: NightHawk Books
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September 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Folded Leaf (Vintage International Book 1)
Author(s): William Maxwell
Publisher: Vintage
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