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Postcards - UK FIRST PRINTING: Proulx, E. Annie - SIGNED & RARE EDITION!

Postcards - UK FIRST PRINTING

Proulx, E. Annie - SIGNED & RARE EDITION!

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ISBN 10: 1857020588 / ISBN 13: 9781857020588
Verlag: Fourth Estate London, 1993
Zustand: Fine Hardcover
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WONDERFUL and very rare SIGNED first printing of the much less common UK first edition. This is an elegant issue, and most of the first printings - which were already scarce because of the small hardback print run - disappeared into the library system. In addition, this was SIGNED at the Brighton Festival. A brilliant book, made utterly collectable by its condition and its signature. Stored in a low light book room, this is a flawless book, unread, and in a protected jacket. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-2276843830

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Titel: Postcards - UK FIRST PRINTING

Verlag: Fourth Estate London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1993

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: 1st Edition...

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The story of Loyal Blood, a man on the run from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. The odyssey begins on a freezing Vermont hillside in 1944 and propels Blood across the American West for 40 years.

Review:

Reproduced as graphics that preface narrative sections, the postcards in this novel -- communications between the Blood family and their son Loyal, as well as other personal mail and advertising material -- progressively reveal the insecurity of the rural Bloods in the changing post-war world. Loyal has fled into exile after an accidental killing, but cannot find a haven of rest. The family patriarch, Mink, writes vitriolic letters to local agricultural agents when the real object of his ire is his absent son. Loyal's brother sends off for an artificial arm to replace the one he lost in an accident; his sister answers a mail order ad for a husband. Through the mail, Proulx inventively reveals the inchoate longings of a difficult existence in this winner of the 1993 PEN/Faulkner Award.

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