Humboldts Gift (hardback) by Saul Bellow.
A BOOK By Saul Bellow.
PUBLICATION Viking Press
EDITION 1975 Second printing
ISBN NO 0-670-38655-3
Charlie Citrine, suffering from steadily worsening troubles with women, career and life in general, receives unexpected aid and comfort in the form of a belated bequest from his one time friend and mentor, the poet Humboldt Fleisher.