From Little Acorns

By: Buten, Howard

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Buten's first novel, re-published in 2000 as "When I Was Five I Killed Myself," and considered in France to be a modern classic. Burt, an eight-year-old boy in a mental institution, refuses to speak, but one day "begins to write with a pencil on the wall--about why he has been committed, and what happens to him while he is there." At the time of publication the author was an accomplished clown who toured the United States under the name of Buffo. Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 156 pages, dust jacket illustration by Craig Dodd. Mild slant, Christmas sticker to top right corner of front free end paper, light tanning, in dust jacket w/sunned (entirely legible) spine, light rubbing, thin scratches.

Title: From Little Acorns

Author Name: Buten, Howard

Categories: Fiction (hardcover),

Edition: 1st UK editions

Publisher: Brighton, Harvester Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0710803907

ISBN Number 13: 9780710803900

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good to Very Good

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 014010

Keywords: HOWARD BUTEN, CHILDREN, MENTAL INSTITUTIONS, BUFFO, YOUTH, CRAIG DODD