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The City and the Pillar

(1948)
A novel by

 
 
In their teens, Jim Willard and Bob Ford share a moment of sexual intimacy and Jim spends years searching for the recreation of that moment. When the opportunity occurs, it explodes with violence and pain. This was one of the first pieces of explicitly gay fiction.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

July 1997 : USA Hardback

Title: The City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-517-19355-8 / 978-0-517-19355-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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June 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: The City and the Pillar and Seven Early Stories
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-679-43699-5 / 978-0-679-43699-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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1948 : UK Hardback
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Title: The City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-233-98880-7 / 978-0-233-98880-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
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September 1965 : UK Hardback
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Title: City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-434-82950-1 / 978-0-434-82950-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

December 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 1-4000-3037-4 / 978-1-4000-3037-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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April 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: The City And The Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-349-10657-6 / 978-0-349-10657-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: The City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-9653199-6-2 / 978-0-9653199-6-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: InsightOut Books
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May 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-345-33271-7 / 978-0-345-33271-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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December 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The City & the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-345-31740-8 / 978-0-345-31740-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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April 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-345-28334-1 / 978-0-345-28334-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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February 1974 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: City and Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-05924-7 / 978-0-451-05924-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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November 1972 : UK Paperback
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Title: City and the Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-586-03727-6 / 978-0-586-03727-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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August 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: City and Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-01218-6 / 978-0-451-01218-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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August 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: City and Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-01952-0 / 978-0-451-01952-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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August 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: City and Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-02817-1 / 978-0-451-02817-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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August 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: City and Pillar
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-03603-4 / 978-0-451-03603-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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1950 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The City and the Pillar (Vintage Signet, 773)
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-451-00773-5 / 978-0-451-00773-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: New American Library
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Audio Editions

October 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 1-5436-9675-9 / 978-1-5436-9675-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 1-5436-9676-7 / 978-1-5436-9676-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel
Author(s): Gore Vidal
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October 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel
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Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The City and the Pillar: A Novel (Vintage International)
Author(s): Gore Vidal
Publisher: Vintage
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