Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs

Vollmann, William

299 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0233987282 / ISBN 13: 9780233987286
Verlag: Andre Deutsch, London, 1991
Zustand: Very Good in Fine jacket Hardcover
Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 30,59 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 5,09 Innerhalb USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen

Angeboten von

Pearl Street Books
La Crosse, WI, USA

2 Sterne

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 15. Januar 2001

Beschreibung

First Edition. Very Good in Fine jacket One of a thousand copies. The true first edition, Andre Deutsch, publisher. Head of spine strip not tight, 1 tiny bump bottom edge of cover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 004726

Anzahl: 1

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs

Verlag: Andre Deutsch, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1991

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Very Good in Fine jacket

Auflage: First Edition

Über diesen Titel

Inhaltsangabe:

A collection of stories by the author of Whores for Gloria, You Bright and Risen Angels, The Rainbow Stories, The Ice Shirt, and An Afghanistan Picture Show features tales of pimps, tramps, pornographers, and witch doctors.

From the Inside Flap:

The settings for the stories in Vollmann's collection range from Las Vegas to Bangkok, but his protagonists share traits in common. They are the desperate, the haunted, those who have reached the end of their ropes and are trying to make sense of a world that has failed them. The prostitutes and pimps, the addicts and the skinheads, who are the subjects of Vollmann's stories are all engaged in larger journeys of self-discovery. The hope that the next fix, the next night of sex, the next trip abroad will finally lead them to an always allusive internal peace.

"As diverse and exciting a group of stories as anyone has had to show for the last few years"--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"And certainly no one writing today of any generation has more news to relate than Vollmann, a rough-edged beast who has been slouching toward some millennial Bethlehem with a monstrous elegance, utter fearlessness, and voracious appetite that one associates with Melville, Whitman and Pynchon."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"William T. Vollmann has become the reigning kid genius of American fiction."--USA Today

"William T. Vollmann looks to be the most prodigiously talented and historically important novelist under 35.... Since 1987 he has published books which tower over the work of his contemporaries by virtue of their enormous range, huge ambition, stylistic daring, wide learning, audacious innovation, and sardonic wit."--The Washington Post Book World

"William Vollmann is certainly the most unconventional--and possibly also the most exciting and imaginative--novelist at work today."--New York Newsday

William T. Vollmann is the author of Whores for Gloria, You Bright and Risen Angels, The Rainbow Stories, The Ice-Shirt, An Afghanistan Picture Show, Fathers and Crows, Butterfly Stories, The Rifles, and Open All Night (with photographs by Ken Miller). His collection of essays, The Atlas, was awarded the Pen Center West Award. He has also received the Whiting Foundation Award and the Shiva Naipaul Memorial Award for his fiction, and in June 1999 The New Yorker named him one of the twenty best American writers under the age of forty. His most recently published work is the novel The Royal Family.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieterinformationen

Brick and Mortar store selling used and new books and buying used books.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers

Geschäftsbedingungen:

Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted or we will hold book
while awaiting your check or money order. James Richard Auler is the sole owner of this business at 323 Pearl St., La Crosse WI 54601, phone: 608-782-3424. e-mail: psbooks@centurytel.net.

Versandinformationen:

The Shipping and handling charge is $5.00 for media mail or $12.00 priority mail within the United States.Orders usually ship within 1 business day. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We send the best copy available. Returns are 100% guaranteed.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

Zahlungsarten
akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse Money Order