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Nine Women: Shirley Ann Grau Nine Women: Shirley Ann Grau

Nine Women

Shirley Ann Grau

ISBN 10: 0394548450 / ISBN 13: 9780394548456
Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985
Gebraucht Zustand: Fine Hardcover
Verkäufer Humpus Bumpus Books (Cumming, GA, USA)

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SIGNED by AUTHOR. Book is in Fine condition with beige boards and white lettering. Light foxing to top edge of textblock. A clean tight copy. Dustjacket is in Very Good condition with fading to spine and some darkening to dj flaps. Dj is wrapped in clear plastic. A "Signed" sticker is affixed to tail of plastic cover. 204 pgs. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001179

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Bibliografische Details

Titel: Nine Women

Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf

Erscheinungsdatum: 1985

Einband: Hard Cover

Zustand:Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good

Signiert: Signed by Author

Auflage: First Trade

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Light wear to boards, corners bumped, content clean and sharp, solidly bound, good DJ with some wear

From Publishers Weekly:

Infrequent in appearance, Grau's books are always an occasion for celebration. The nine stories in this new collectionall with a woman as their central characterconfirm her as a writer of keen psychological insight and luminously resonating prose. Grau's sensibility has an amazing range: outside of the Southern heritage they share, her women inhabit different social, economic and cultural worlds. "Hunter" concerns the only survivor of a plane crash that kills her family, who thereafter pursues her own surcease. Marvelously restrained, with every word polished to a burning clarity, the story engulfs and mesmerizes the reader. In "Ending," the wedding of the daughter of an affluent black couple signals the dissolution of their marriage and exposes the disillusion that has eroded their upwardly mobile lives. Perfect in pitch and tone, "Home" captures an emotional confrontation between two women who are lovers, but ends in a reaffirmation of their vital connection. Grau's gently ironic sympathy permeates these tales. Though little overt action occurs, the forces that tether people to responsibilities, to rituals and traditions, to family loyalties, and, most tellingly, to life, are gracefully illumined. Franklin Library First Edition Society selection. January 20
Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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